CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland brewery has opened a new visitor center to commemorate its nearly 30-year history.
The Akron-Beacon Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1c9rddu ) that Great Lakes Brewery hosted an event Thursday to celebrate the opening of its new Beer Symposium, a small visitor center located around the corner of the brewpub.
The center features a bar and exhibits that showcase the brewery's history. The exhibits will rotate with the seasons...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child-care workers doing business with the state to unionize.
In an executive order signed Friday, Kasich says a main benefit of unionization was health insurance coverage, which is now widely available elsewhere. He's rescinding orders signed by then-Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat, for home health...
CINCINNATI (AP) — An internal audit shows employees at Cincinnati's pioneering performing arts school had one-on-one access to students but didn't have valid background checks.
The audit released Thursday says 20 of 28 supplemental staff members at the School for Creative and Performing Arts didn't have background checks even though artistic director Isidore Rudnick had said they did.
Principal Steve Brokamp says some background checks were still in...
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Amtrak says a southwest Ohio city and university should continue working on plans for a passenger train stop following an internal analysis of ridership numbers.
Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari tells the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News (http://bit.ly/1K8uPrN ) that it may make business sense to create a stop in Oxford, 25 miles north of Cincinnati. City officials are now working to identify five or six potential sites for the stop.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says dredging in the Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga River channel is underway after a federal judge sided with the state of Ohio and ordered the agency to continue with the work.
The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports (http://bit.ly/1HmaP22 ) the dredging began Thursday. The judge last week ordered the Army Corps to continue dredging while a lawsuit is pending.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — U.S. military service members from western Ohio who died serving in conflicts from World War II to the present will be honored with a memorial service at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
The Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton is sponsoring the roll call service on Friday at the museum's outdoor memorial park. U.S. service members from the Miami Valley region are being honored at...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for an Ohio man charged with plotting a U.S. terror attack has asked that next month's trial be delayed.
The request relates to charges against Columbus resident Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud). He's accused of receiving terrorism training on weapons, combat and tactics in Syria, then returning to the U.S. with a plan to attack a military base or a prison.