Kasich Sets Up Committee That Could Point Toward 2016 Bid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A day after saying he’s closer to a decision whether to run for president, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has created a committee that lets him raise money to promote a potential campaign. The 527 committee, New Day for America, was created...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, April 20 Ohio’s repeal of its estate tax more than two years ago has had a disastrous impact on local communities that relied on revenue from the tax to pay for...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, April 20 Ohio’s repeal of its estate tax more than two years ago has had a disastrous impact on local communities that relied on revenue from the tax to pay for...

Kellex Seating To Open Factory In Tupelo, Hiring 75 Workers

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Kellex Seating is opening a commercial upholstered seating factory in Tupelo, planning to hire 75 workers. State officials announced the plant Monday. Taking over the former Tupelo Manufacturing plant, Kellex has been in testing since March and hopes to reach...

2 Ejected From Vehicle, Killed In Northeast Ohio Crash

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two people ejected from their vehicle in a car crash in northeast Ohio have died and two others have been hospitalized with serious injuries. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash occurred around 10 p.m. Sunday on state Route 83 in...

Ohio House Panel Nears Vote On $71.5 Billion State Budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposals to kill Ohio’s tax on commercial activity, fund absentee-ballot mailings and allow counties to privatize jails are among dozens of revisions that a legislative panel was considering Monday as it prepared to put finishing touches on the...

Hocking College To Hold Forums For 3 Presidential Finalists

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Three finalists in the running to be the next president at a southeast Ohio college are scheduled to participate in community public forums over the next week. The Athens Messenger reports ( ) Hocking College will hold the forums this week and early next...

Open Season For Ohio Mushroom Hunters As Spring Arrives

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — As trees and flowers begin blossoming, some people have their eyes to the ground as the morel mushroom season ramps up in the state. The arrival of spring marks the beginning of the limited season for the cone-shaped mushrooms, said Walter Sturgeon, a...

Open Season For Ohio Mushroom Hunters As Spring Arrives

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — As trees and flowers begin blossoming, some people have their eyes to the ground as the morel mushroom season ramps up in the state. The arrival of spring marks the beginning of the limited season for the cone-shaped mushrooms, said Walter Sturgeon, a...

Man Charged In Fight Over Whether Jordan Or LeBron Is Better

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a Pennsylvania man’s arrest on aggravated assault and other charges. The Centre Daily Times ( ) reports that 22-year-old Daniel Mondelice was...