Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, Feb. 24 Once in a great while, a bill so obviously good comes along that not even one member of the Ohio Senate can reasonably oppose it. Such is the case with a lifesaving...

Top 2 Airport Board Members Abruptly Step Down

HEBRON, Ky. (AP) — Three members of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport Board have stepped down including the chairman and vice chairman. The action comes after months of turmoil at the agency including questions about spending that led to an investigation by...

Police In Ohio City Say Homicide Suspect Killed

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a homicide suspect has been fatally shot after a confrontation with officers responding to the scene. Police say they received a report of a domestic disturbance at about 5 a.m. Monday. While officers were on the way, police were informed...

Toledo Leads State In Arson Fires

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Statistics show Toledo has more arson fires than other Ohio cities — but relatively few perpetrators are caught and prosecuted. The Blade newspaper ( ) reports Toledo reported more intentionally set structure and vehicle fires than any other city in the...

Ohio Air Force Base Gets Powerful Supercomputer

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says a new $20.8 million supercomputer will nearly double the computing power at Ohio’s largest military base. The latest supercomputer is expected to arrive in May at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. The Dayton Daily News...

Universities Partner With Ohio Company On Research

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A $70 million federal contract is at the center of a new partnership between a central Ohio company and two universities to help research and develop innovations in lightweight metals. Ohio State University says it is teaming with a Columbus company, EWI,...

Man, 23, Killed In Fall Near Ohio University

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old man who apparently fell and hit his head near the campus of Ohio University. Athens police said William Patrick Thomas fell at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday and was found in the stairwell of a restaurant on...

Ohio Gas Prices Up Again To Start Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prices at the gas pump in Ohio are up again. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.53 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s 9 cents higher than last Monday — and 24...

Central Ohio Head-on Crashes Kill 5

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say five people were killed in two separate head-on crashes in central Ohio. Three were killed Sunday night when an SUV crashed head-on into another vehicle carrying a family of four on a dark road in southern Union County, northwest of...

Ohio Governor To Deliver State Of The State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is set to deliver the State of the State speech on Monday. The Republican governor is expected to focus heavily on new education, investment and job training ideas aimed at benefiting Ohio’s economy. Kasich will deliver the speech in...