Findlay Council backs away from e-cigarette regulation

Findlay City Council decided Tuesday to not consider banning e-cigarettes in indoor public places where cigarettes have already been prohibited. The ban was proposed by Findlay City Health Department personnel and a pulmonary specialist last week, but a majority of council...

FitzGerald easily wins Dem primary for gov.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday, setting up a high-stakes showdown this fall with incumbent Republican John Kasich. FitzGerald’s defeat of Larry Ellis Ealy had been expected. Ealy was a...

Boehner defeats tea party challengers

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner has defeated two tea party challengers as he seeks his 13th term in Congress. In Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, Boehner easily beat high school teacher J.D. Winteregg and businessman Eric Gurr in Tuesday’s GOP primary.

Ohio voters OK public works tax renewal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters have approved the renewal of a public works program that funds upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The statewide issue on Tuesday’s primary ballot allows the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through...

Parker: The death penalty condemns us all

When Lady Justice takes a count of bleeding hearts outside the execution chamber, she won’t find mine among them. I am no passionate opponent of the death penalty. I am rather a dispassionate objector to the premise that taking another’s life, no matter how...

Parker: The death penalty condemns us all

When Lady Justice takes a count of bleeding hearts outside the execution chamber, she won’t find mine among them. I am no passionate opponent of the death penalty. I am rather a dispassionate objector to the premise that taking another’s life, no matter how...

Milbank: The contradiction of Obama’s climate policy

On the eve of the Obama administration’s release Tuesday of a report warning about grave consequences of climate change, presidential counselor John Podesta went into the White House briefing room and crowed about fossil-fuel production in words that could have been penned...

Milbank: The contradiction of Obama’s climate policy

On the eve of the Obama administration’s release Tuesday of a report warning about grave consequences of climate change, presidential counselor John Podesta went into the White House briefing room and crowed about fossil-fuel production in words that could have been penned...

Ignatius: Obama tends to create his own foreign policy headaches

It’s painful watching the YouTube video of President Obama in Manila last week, talking about hitting singles and doubles in foreign policy. Everything he says is measured, and most of it is correct. But he acts as if he’s talking to a rational world, as opposed to...

Ignatius: Obama tends to create his own foreign policy headaches

It’s painful watching the YouTube video of President Obama in Manila last week, talking about hitting singles and doubles in foreign policy. Everything he says is measured, and most of it is correct. But he acts as if he’s talking to a rational world, as opposed to...