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Ohio and W.Va. in Top Ten Most Obese States

Posted: 07/01/2009 - A new study lists West Virginia and Ohio in the top ten most obese states in the country; West Virginia coming in at number three, and Ohio at number ten.

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WVa Ends Tough Budget Year On Hopeful Fiscal Notes

Posted: 07/01/2009 - West Virginia ended its budget year with a trio of positive signs for the state government's finances. But the recession and other factors overshadow each of these fiscal indicators.

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WVa Turnpike Board Oks Toll Increase

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The West Virginia Turnpike's governing board has approved toll increases despite opposition from people who live along the 88-mile highway's route.

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Fire Deaths Falling In Ohio After Record Year

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The Ohio Fire Marshal's office says fire deaths in the first six months of the year fell from a year ago, when the state had an unusually high number of deaths.

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WVa Group Wants Another Shot At Table Games

Posted: 07/01/2009 - With the economy ailing, a group of Jefferson County business owners and residents says it's time for another spin of the wheel on table games.

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Coroner Notes Increase In Female Homicides

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The county coroner in Cincinnati says an increase in female homicide victims in the city is noteworthy but not necessarily an indication of what the annual total number will be.

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2nd Temporary Budget On Way In Ohio

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The GOP-controlled Ohio Senate plans to hold hearings on Gov. Ted Strickland's proposal to put slot machines at race tracks to help fill a $3.2 billion budget deficit.

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Ohio High Court Rules For Abortion Record Privacy

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that parents of a 14-year-old girl who had an abortion cannot get records of other minors treated at the same Cincinnati clinic.

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Patrols Ready for Extra Holiday Traffic

Posted: 06/30/2009 - Officials at the Ohio State Highway Patrol say they've applied for a federal over-time grant to allow more officers to be on patrol during the holiday weekend.

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Ohio Lawmakers Approve Temporary Budget

Posted: 06/30/2009 - Lawmakers have approved the first temporary budget in almost two decades as they struggle to balance ohio's $54 billion budget.

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The Cost of Sex Scandals

Posted: 06/29/2009 - Two alleged sex scandals in Washington County have caught the public's attention, and now it's dipping into their wallets as well.

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Ohio Tuition Freezes In Effect, For Now

Posted: 06/29/2009 - Some Ohio public colleges have announced continued tuition freezes without waiting to see what develops in last-minute state budget talks.

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DEP To Seek Bids To Fill In Old Glen White Mine

Posted: 06/29/2009 - The State Department of Environmental Protection plans to award a contract to reclaim an abandoned underground mine in Raleigh County that's considered a safety hazard.

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Developer Looks At W.Va. For Training Center

Posted: 06/29/2009 - The developer of a proposed military training facility is looking at West Virginia's Hardy County after meeting opposition from residents in the Shenandoah Valley.

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One Found Dead Inside Ohio Edison Substation

Posted: 06/29/2009 - Police say an apparent thief was found dead inside an electric power substation after trying to use a hacksaw on copper wiring and causing power surges or outages to thousands of homes in northeast Ohio.

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Ohio Board Deadlocks On State Senator's Residency

Posted: 06/29/2009 - The Montgomery County Board of Elections has deadlocked again over whether State Sen. Jon Husted legally resides in his Dayton-area district and is eligible to vote there.

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