Thousands March For Women’s Rights In Ohio Cities

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohioans rallied in Washington or in their home area by the thousands Saturday, with many saying they felt the need to stand up for women’s rights and the nation’s diversity the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration. People with a...

Thousands Rally, March In Ohio Cities

CINCINNATI (AP) — Thousands of Ohioans have rallied and marched the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, many saying they felt the need to stand up for women’s rights and the nation’s diversity. People with a range of messages packed into Cincinnati’s...

Spurs Missing Parker, Gasol For Matchup Against Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs will be without starters Tony Parker and Pau Gasol when they face the Cavaliers on Saturday night. Parker was expected to play after being scratched Thursday with a sore left foot. However, the team said Saturday he is still experiencing...

Data: Number Of Ohio Charter Schools Dropped For 3rd Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Department of Education statistics show the number of charter schools in the state dropped in 2016 for the third straight year, and the number of students attending the schools also decreased. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the department’s...

Some Ohio Colleges Won’t Act On State’s Concealed Carry Law

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials at some public and private colleges in Ohio say they don’t plan to take action on a new state law taking effect this spring that allows permit holders to carry a concealed firearm on campus. Under the bill signed by Republican Gov. John Kasich...

Former Ohio State President Fulfills Scholarship Pledge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The former president of Ohio State University is making good on a years-old pledge he made to donate $1 million for a scholarship fund at the school. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) records show that four separate gifts made in December that total about...

Ohio ‘City Of Sculpture’ Accepts 11 Works From Organization

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a southwest Ohio city that’s recognized as the “City of Sculpture” will accept 11 sculptures. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports ( ) the Hamilton City Council voted last month to accept the sculptures from City of...

Ohio Water Systems To Map Lead Pipe Locations By Spring

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio water systems are mapping where lead pipes are located at in the systems under a state law that requires a quicker notification process after lead is found at the tap. The law that took effect in September requires public water systems to alert residents...

Ohio Legislation Would Prohibit Transit Unions From Striking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would prohibit the state’s public transit unions from starting strikes. The Dayton Daily News reports ( ) that the legislation from Republican state Reps. Mike Henne and Jeff Rezabek, both of...

Toledo Will Join Suburbs To Look At Regional Water System

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The city of Toledo is joining with neighboring suburbs in northwestern Ohio to look at creating a regional water system. Toledo’s city council recently approved a resolution supporting the idea. At least eight other suburbs and counties are on board. The...