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Kasich proposes more tax cuts

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich used his annual State of the State speech Monday to pledge a new round of tax cuts, propose using casino money for…

Logan County Commissioners issue statement on wind farm

BELLEFOINTAINE — A statement issued by the Logan County Commissioners on Friday clarifies legal issues surrounding the Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, but does not go so far as to take…

Murder/suicide claims four in Defiance area

DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies sought out relatives and friends of the victims Friday for clues to a motive in the apparent triple-murder and suicide that left a couple,…

Buckeye Chuck says spring coming soon

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s weather forecasting groundhog Buckeye Chuck says spring will be here soon. Amid a steady snowfall Sunday morning, Buckeye   Chuck predicted the end of winter after…

Two firefighters killed in building fire

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two firefighters battling a blaze at an apartment complex near downtown Toledo were killed on Sunday, city officials said. Firefighters Stephen Machcinski, 42, and James Dickman,…

Wind project in hands of siting board

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board now must decide whether the local 300-megawatt Scioto Ridge Wind Farm will move forward after a Wednesday hearing. The board, which is an…

Lucas County sees four flu deaths, three others nearby

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The number of flu deaths in northwestern Ohio’s Lucas County is on pace to surpass such deaths over the past five years. Four Lucas County residents…

Ohio has record low traffic deaths in 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio had a record low number of traffic deaths in 2013, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the State Highway Patrol. At least 923 people…

Cooper Tire ends buyout agreement with Apollo

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is calling off its proposed $2.2 billion sale to India’s Apollo Tyres, a deal that would have created the world’s seventh…

Ohio panel opts to add 220 area code

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have approved a plan to use a new 220 area code in parts of Ohio now covered by the 740 area code, which is expected…

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