Archive

You are viewing the January 4, 2019 daily archives

Investigation That Benched Meyer Cost Ohio State $1 Million

By:
Posted on:

COLMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State says the August investigation that led to a three-game suspension of football coach Urban Meyer cost the university $1 million – twice the amount originally requested for it. Spokesman Benjamin Johnson said Thursday the initial $500,000 was preliminary and didn’t reflect the whole anticipated cost. Johnson says OSU paid… Read More

Three Miners Dead In Eleven Days: Grim December Caps Year In Coal Mine Safety

By:
Posted on:

Just a few months ago, the U.S. coal mining industry was on track for its safest year in history. But in an eleven-day span in late December, three miners died after separate incidents, bringing the total number of fatalities in 2018 to 12, even as coal mining employment continued its decline. “It is a reminder… Read More

Bill Spells Out What Public Can See On Police Body Cameras

By:
Posted on:

Among the bills Gov. John Kasich is still considering whether he’ll sign is one that will allow some video from body cameras worn by police agencies to be hidden from the public. Cosponsoring Republican Rep. Niraj Antani says there are exceptions when police body cameras are not subject to public records laws. Those include images of victims in some cases, such as… Read More

Foster Care Advocates Say They’ll Ask DeWine For A Lot More Money

By:
Posted on:

Gov.-elect Mike DeWine has said children’s initiatives are a top priority. But one group that advocates for kids says it’s going to push him to prove that in the upcoming state budget. 3,500 more kids are in children services custody now than were five years ago, and during that time there’s also been a 92… Read More

Mike DeWine Advancing Campaign Promise To Serve Ohio Children

By:
Posted on:

The transition to the administration of Governor-elect Mike DeWine is bringing several changes to state government, including a new office dedicated to carrying out one of DeWine’s top campaign promises: focusing on the development and growth of infants and toddlers. As part of his first major policy rollout, DeWine announced his plan to help Ohio’s children…. Read More

Gov. John Kasich

Eight Years Of Gov. John Kasich: Changes In Tone And Ideas

By:
Posted on:

Over the years, Kasich has brought forward a lot of ideas, and his tone has changed dramatically, as he’s worked to accomplish his goals and create a national persona as a Trump critic and a promoter of bipartisan compromise – with mixed results. Kasich launched his campaign in his adopted hometown of Westerville in June 2009… Read More