KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense against natural disasters. And the tunnels bored into a Kansas City hillside had access to abundant electricity and fiber-optic cables.
But the mine lacked something importan ... (full story)
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Efforts in Michigan to cut down on the pollutants feeding algae in Lake Erie have been showing signs of success, state officials say.
This includes changes to reduce farm runoff and the amount of phosphorus that comes out of Detroit's wastewater plant and makes its way into the lake, officials said this ... (full story)
AKRON––Join KNOW on Wednesday, Oct. 28, for the next quarterly luncheon to hear Iris E. Harvey, vice president for university relations at Kent State University, present “Leadership: Lean in With Purpose—Power Will Follow.”
Harvey serves as the university’s chief strategist on branding, marketi ... (full story)
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — When Jonathan Huynh heard the haunting story of two young Syrian boys and their mother fleeing their country and drowning when their small rubber boat capsized on its way to Greece, he saw himself.
The 37-year-old California chiropractor was a toddler when his family took to the seas to flee c ... (full story)
A pair of resolutions with military connections are among the newest measures to be introduced into the Ohio General Assembly.
House Concurrent Resolution 25, sponsored by Rep. Bill Hayes, R-Granville, urges Congress to take swift action to ensure that members of the U.S. armed forces are adequately armed for their protection at ... (full story)
A federal court recently ruled that James Gibson, who pleaded guilty to credit card fraud violations, could not appeal the denial of his motion to suppress evidence of his guilt.
Gibson entered his pleas in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and proceeded to appeal to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ... (full story)
The numbers jump off the page: Nine dead on an Oregon college campus, 12 in a theater in Aurora, Colorado. Thirteen soldiers and civilians at Fort Hood, Texas; 32 people at Virginia Tech; 13 at a community center in Binghamton, New York. Twenty-six dead — 20 of them young children — at an elementary school in Newtown, Co ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — An Ohio mother whose adult son died of a drug overdose this year said her son knew the risks posed by painkiller-laced heroin flooding the state.
Sean O'Connor had lost a number of friends to heroin-related fentanyl overdoses, said his mother, Cindy King-Anderson.
O'Connor, 31, was found dead at the botto ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio public defender says qualified lawyers are increasingly cutting back on court-appointed work representing poor defendants, leaving that work to less-experienced attorneys.
Providing legal defense to indigent defendants has largely been left to each county in Ohio. Thirty-nine of the state's 88 count ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. John Kasich denied a clemency request Friday from a former Toledo-area coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal that also ensnared a former governor.
Kasich's assistant chief counsel informed Tom Noe of the decision in a brief letter, saying ... (full story)