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7 Ohio cities ranked among America’s 100 best

Staff reports July 19, 2024

Another website created a list of America's best cities and Ohio landed seven, including Toledo. Resonance Consultancy released the list with New York City at the top and Modesto, California at the...


Bowling Green cannabis dispensary approved for dual use

Staff reports July 16, 2024

The state began approving its first recreational marijuana licenses and a Bowling Green dispensary is among those receiving a "dual use" (medical and recreational) permit. According to a searchable...

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Anthony Zelasko, an F-16 fighter pilot assigned to the Ohio National Guards 180th Fighter Wing, starts an F-16 Fighting Falcon before a training flight.

Next week begins with a sonic boom

Staff report July 12, 2024

A functional check flight by the Toledo-based 180th Fighter Wing scheduled for today has been rescheduled to happen Monday between 9:30 to 11 a.m. The flight typically happens at altitudes of 30,000...


Analysis: More patients coming to Ohio seeking abortions

Staff reports July 11, 2024

On the heels of the United States Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade in June 2022, which guaranteed a woman's right to an abortion, more than 171,000 patients traveled out of state for the procedure...

Rainy weather

Beryl’s remnants could bring heavy rain Wednesday

Staff reports July 9, 2024

After battering Caribbean islands as a Category 4 hurricane, rolling through Texas as a Category 1 hurricane, Beryl has been downgraded to a tropical storm whose remnants will likely impact the Bowling...


We’re enjoying cheaper coffee than most

Staff reports July 8, 2024

Amid all the doom and gloom inflation news, here's a morning pick-me-up - Ohioans pay less for a cup of coffee than most. That's according to Toast, a point-of-sale platform.They crunched their numbers...

Fast food worker minimum wage

Minimum wage initiative won’t make Ohio’s November ballot

Staff reports July 8, 2024

Efforts by the national campaign One Fair Wage for a November ballot initiative aimed at raising Ohio’s minimum wage to $15 an hour came up short. According to the Associated Press, organizers...

Toledo ranks near bottom of another national study

Toledo ranks near bottom of another national study

Staff reports July 5, 2024

Recent WalletHub studies have not been kind to Toledo or Ohio in general. In May, a study showed Toledo to be among the nation's most unhealthy cities. That same month, another study showed Ohio carrying...


State has already tied record for tornadoes in a year

Staff reports July 2, 2024

According to a report from Axios Columbus, Ohio has already tied the record for most tornadoes in a year and it's only June. The Axios report indicates the state has experienced 62 tornadoes in 2024,...


Ohio House passes bill restricting transgender bathroom access

Staff reports June 28, 2024

The Ohio House passed a transgender bathroom and locker room ban for school and college late Wednesday night in a 12-hour marathon session . According to the Ohio Capital Journal, House Bill 183 was...

Miami Universitys Bachelor Hall in 2010.

Miami University begins $72M building renovation after cutting program in May

Staff reports June 25, 2024

Just about a month after announcing the school’s board of trustees voted to eliminate the Department of Comparative Religion, Miami University began a $72 million renovation of an academic building,...

Food insecurity

Ohio House bill targets college student food insecurity

Staff reports June 25, 2024

Two Ohio state legislators introduced House Bill 590, the Hunger-Free Campus Act, which would establish the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program, a $2.5 million appropriation that would provide grants to colleges...

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