Columbus Dispatch

  • National Day of Prayer brings Christians together despite gray day
    Thursday - 05/05/2016 - 04:19 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};Thursday's Ohio National Day of Prayer observance outside the Statehouse, a Christian event, was as much patriotic as religious. Along with saying prayers that covered a variety of topics, the more than 100 participants were offered hand-held American flags, said the Pledge of Allegiance and heard renditions of "The Star-Spangled Banner," "The Stars and Stripes Forever" and "America the Beautiful."

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  • Complaints of anti-Semitism derail New Albany Amnesty International chapter
    Thursday - 05/05/2016 - 05:16 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};New Albany High School has suspended a student chapter of Amnesty International after receiving complaints that the human-rights group is anti-Semitic. Ellie Henze, 17, the junior who started the group, contends that New Albany-Plain schools administrators violated students’ rights when they shut it down.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Judge orders state to return exotic animals
    Thursday - 05/05/2016 - 03:30 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};A Stark County judge today ordered the state to return 10 exotic animals seized Wednesday. Common Pleas Court Judge Frank Forchione granted a preliminary injunction for the animals' return to Stump Hill Farm in the Massillon area.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Portman campaign dismisses rumors of Trump/Portman ticket
    Thursday - 05/05/2016 - 12:27 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};A senior campaign aide to Sen. Rob Portman dismissed reports that he has any interest in becoming New York billionaire Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate, saying “it’s not happening.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Ohio Politics Now: Trump's campaign too big for Kasich to gain traction
    Thursday - 05/05/2016 - 09:20 AM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};After a defeat in Indiana and having the fourth-most GOP delegates with only two candidates left in the race, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ended his campaign Wednesday leaving only Donald Trump left.

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  • Groups sue U.S. EPA over fracking waste regulations
    Thursday - 05/05/2016 - 05:44 AM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};A number of environmental groups are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying the government has failed to adequately regulate how companies dispose of waste created by oil and gas drilling.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Bill to fix truancy, not punish it, passes Ohio House
    Wednesday - 05/04/2016 - 07:55 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};An effort to decriminalize truancy in Ohio and deal with the problem before it reaches the courts passed the House on Wednesday with near-unanimous support.

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  • Despite objections, Ohio Senate passes bill allowing more end-of-life care instruction
    Wednesday - 05/04/2016 - 03:36 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};Over objections of some abortion opponents, the Senate approved a bill today that would allow doctors to issue medical orders directing the care a terminally-ill patient should receive if death is near.

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  • Man sent to prison for fatal crash that killed mother, daughter
    Wednesday - 05/04/2016 - 12:41 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};A 24-year-old Northeast Side man was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for causing a crash, while high on marijuana, that killed a mother and daughter and injured two others.

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  • Those in recovery find oasis in Ohio State program
    Wednesday - 05/04/2016 - 01:32 PM

    adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LIFE_ENTERTAINMENT","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LIFE_ENTERTAINMENT"};Near the end of a 30-day stay at a Florida substance-abuse treatment center in 2013, Rob Schilder was asked by a therapist: What do you want to do next?More | Talk | Read It Later | Share