A look at several online charter school attendance reviews reveal that more e-schools might be either unable or unwilling to meet the standards the state has set to prove students are learning.

The Ohio Supreme Court is resolving a conflict over laws meant to outlaw drugs sometimes known as bath salts or synthetic marijuana.

Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson  speaks at the 2016 Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California.
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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson will appear on the ballot but without his party's affiliation in swing-state Ohio. That's after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied an emergency request from Ohio Libertarians seeking to have their top-of-the-ticket contender listed with the party's label.

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration discovered a dangerous type of Listeria in the Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams manufacturing plant in Columbus.  

The two positive tests came nine months after Jeni's issued a nationwide recall because the same strain of Listeria was found in Jeni's ice cream for sale in Nebraska.

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - A new solar field set to become Ohio's largest installation is on track to open by the end of the year.

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Former Chicago transportation official John Bills was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of taking bribes to steer $100 million in red-light camera contracts to Phoenix-based Redflex.  Sentencing was handed down in federal court in Chicago.

Newly released government data paint a sobering picture of safety on the nation's roads and highways.

In 2015, the number of people who died in auto accidents reached 35,092, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a 7.2% increase over 2014. The last time there was such a large single-year increase was back in 1966 when Lyndon Johnson was president.

Ohio Republicans are pulling the gloves off to retain Rob Portman in one of the most competitive, expensive Senate races this year.

That means revisiting more of rival Ted Strickland's time as governor, which is already featured in ads filling Ohio airwaves.

Actor and writer Gene Wilder, who brought his signature manic energy to films such as The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and the role that forever ensconced him in the collective memory of a generation of children, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, has died. He was 83.

Wilder died early Monday at his home in Stamford, Conn., of complications from Alzheimer's disease, according to a statement from his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman.

A look at several online charter school attendance reviews reveal that more e-schools might be either unable or unwilling to meet the standards the state has set to prove students are learning. 

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