The state school board says smoking should be banned not only inside Ohio school buildings but also on surrounding school property.
The Ohio Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of tobacco-free school campuses, including parking lots and athletic facilities. The recommendation approved earlier this month is just that: a recommendation that school systems may adopt or reject. It covers not only smoking but also smokeless tobacco.
Video cameras will be used in some U.S. district courts in Ohio in a national test to determine whether changes should be made to the long-standing ban on cameras in federal courts.
Three judges in the Southern District and four in the Northern District are participating. They're among more than 100 judges from 14 courts nationwide volunteering for the three-year digital video experiment.
Free Shakespeare is back in action this summer. They hit a variety of stages last summer and were well received. So they're doing it again with performances at the Yellow Springs Antioch Amphitheater, Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark in July, and in August they'll perform at Newcom Founders Park and at the University of Dayton's ArtStreet.