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Panel begins review of high-school graduation requirements

A panel reviewing Ohio's tough new high-school graduation requirements Wednesday was schooled in changing workforce demands and the increased educational skills students need to succeed.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


Theodore Decker: Old friends say goodbye to Colo

Not long after a young female gorilla at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium inverted herself to look into Charlene Jendry’s downcast eyes — an adorable stunt that would change the woman’s life — Jendry began spending her afternoons in the gorilla house.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


Local Jewish center among dozens receiving bomb threats nationwide

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus received a bomb threat Wednesday morning, which was among 28 centers in 17 states to receive similar threats. The threat was received through a phone call and Columbus police were called at 10:53 a.m. to the East Side Center off of College Avenue. The federal Homeland Security Agency also was contacted.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


Powell bed and breakfast could fill lodging void

A Powell man wants to renovate and expand his home at 80 E. Olentangy St. into a bed and breakfast, which would become the only lodging option in the city’s downtown.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


Route 33 and Fishinger improvements set for 2019

A busy intersection that brings traffic to and from Columbus, Dublin, Hilliard and Upper Arlington neighborhoods is in line for a major safety upgrade.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


Single lane of I-71 southbound reopens after crashes on North Side

One lane of southbound Interstate 71 has reopened after a pair of crashes early Thursday, although commuters trying to get Downtown from the North Side will still face delays.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


Cable subscribers say goodbye to Time Warner, hello to Spectrum

Time Warner Cable officially became Spectrum on Wednesday under its new owners, Charter Communications, but customers are being assured they can keep their old television, internet and phone plans if they want. Charter Communications bought Time Warner Cable in May 2016.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};


Mount Carmel’s new CEO gets welcome from Catholic bishop

To new Mount Carmel Health System President and CEO Edward Lamb, the position is more than a title, more than a job: it’s a calling. Lamb, originally from Las Vegas, acknowledged being “a little overcome” when he heard about the commissioning ceremony planned in his honor for Wednesday at Mount Carmel West.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};


After-, before-school programs in Ohio may lose funding after law change

More than 100 after- and before-school programs across Ohio that serve more than 20,000 children fear they will lose their funding source this summer, spelling the end for many of those enrichment classes. “We’re all confused and we’re concerned,” said Nichelle Harris, director of the nonprofit Ohio Afterschool Network. “We’re talking about students here.”adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


Kasich urges GOP congressional leaders to replace Obamacare with Ohio's setup

Don't just toss out Obamacare — replace it with a system similar to what Ohio already has, Gov. John Kasich will tell congressional leaders today in Washington.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};


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