Democratic local officials opposed to leasing the Ohio Turnpike have announced they'll do their own study of whether it's a good idea.
The leaders from counties across northern Ohio said at news conferences in Cleveland and Youngstown yesterday that they're skeptical of an analysis planned by the state. They expect it will favor leasing, as proposed by Republican Gov. John Kasich.
Mahoning County Commissioner Anthony Traficanti predicted that privatizing the turnpike would be a "total nightmare" resulting in potholes and dangerous lapses in plowing and maintenance.
A Minnesota food company is widening its recall of hard-cooked eggs because of a potential for listeria contamination.
Michael Foods, of Minnetonka, is recalling eggs in brine sold in 10- and 25-pound pails for institutional use in 34 states. The eggs carry six brand names: Columbia Valley Farms, GFS, Glenview Farms, Papetti's, Silverbrook and Wholesome Farms.
All of the members of the Ohio Supreme Court and all of the state’s top office holders are typically on hand at the Governor’s State of the State speech. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, this year is different.
For their second album, A Good One is Hard to Find, Josh Eagle and the Harvest City blend their Americana/Roots sound with pure rock and roll. And shortly, they'll head back into the studio begin work on a follow up. Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Josh Eagle about the new album, upcoming shows and the band's plans for the rest of the years.
Josh Eagle and the Harvest City will perform at Blind Bob's on February 3, 2012.