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Retired lawyers may be a solution to getting legal help for low-income Ohioans

This year, the Supreme Court of Ohio’s new emeritus pro bono attorney registration status will mark yet another turning point in Ohio’s quest to increase access to justice in the state.
In the midst of what many call a legal aid funding “crisis,” 2015 saw a shift in the tides with the first increase in fun ... (full story)


Lakes to be crowded this summer as number of boaters grows

Boaters are gearing up for a warm summer, and the number of boaters in Ohio is on the rise.
Ohio is home to more than 413,000 registered boats, ranking eighth in the nation for the number of boaters.
In Franklin County alone there were almost 30,000 boats registered in 2015 compared to 1,000 less the year before, according to ... (full story)


Eyeing Senate, Clinton directing money to 2016 battlegrounds

Eyeing Senate, Clinton directing money to 2016 battlegrounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton, seeking a governing coalition if she wins the White House, is pumping millions of dollars into key battleground states at the heart of her presidential map and Democrats' quest to regain control of the Senate.
The Democratic National Committee and state parties are spending about $2 millio ... (full story)


Ohio officials grapple with Planned Parenthood restrictions

Ohio officials grapple with Planned Parenthood restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio law that strips government funding from Planned Parenthood is forcing health officials in some cities and counties to scramble to find replacement providers to perform cancer screenings, promote teen pregnancy prevention and provide prenatal care to women, along with other services.
In Canton, ... (full story)