FirstEnergy says it didn’t have “strategic direction” of nuclear plants during...

FirstEnergy is trying to distance itself from a massive corruption scandal that has gripped the Statehouse since July, but it's unclear whether federal or state officials are buying it.

DeWine won’t condemn Trump’s refusal to say he’ll respect election results

Add Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to the list of Republican officials who say the will of the voters will be respected in November while declining to condemn President Trump for refusing to say the same thing.

Ohio AG files suit in mammoth bribery scandal

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Wednesday sued the players in a massive scandal that continues to roil state politics. 

Consumer advocate again demanding independent probe of FirstEnergy

Ohio's official consumer advocate is again asking that regulators mount an independent investigation into whether a Northern Ohio utility improperly used ratepayer funds to fuel what federal prosecutors called the biggest bribery scandal in state history.

Community pharmacy group says CVS, other bigs are unfairly steering patients

A huge majority of community pharmacists have lost patients in the last six months due to unfair practices by much larger competitors, an industry group that represents small pharmacists said last week.

During coronavirus, food insecurity, poverty spiking — and it’s getting worse

New economic research indicates that the economic impact of coronavirus was mitigated to some extent by this spring's robust governmental response. But there are a number of indications that things still were bad and are growing rapidly worse.

National Guard assistance to foodbanks extended into December

Ohio's volunteer-strapped foodbanks are getting help into December, the Ohio National Guard announced Thursday.

DeWine breaks with GOP lawmakers on prepaid mail ballots

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday said he did not agree with a decision by the legislature, which is controlled by his fellow Republicans, not to pay for postage on mail-in ballots.

Ohio issues highlighted in report on racial disparities in executions

A line can be drawn from lynchings and other gross acts of historic racial discrimination and the fact that minorities disproportionately are executed now, according to a new report by the Death Penalty Information Center.

COVID-19 lawsuit immunity won’t help economy, might increase spread, poll of...

Covid immunity won't help economy, might increase spread, poll of economists says
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