An Ohio soldier killed this week in Afghanistan will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
The Department of Defense said 25-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Wesley "Wes" Williams died Monday in Kandahar of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his Army unit with an improvised explosive device.
His wife, Krista Williams, told the Dayton Daily News she was flying this week to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to pick up his body, prior to his burial in the national cemetery.
Williams was a 2006 graduate of Tecumseh High School in New Carlisle, near Dayton.
U.S. Air Force officials say obscene material has no place in work areas and are taking steps this week to eliminate it from an Ohio base.
The Dayton Daily News reports that Air Force officials started hunting for obscene material in all work areas at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base .
The Air Force ordered the inspections at all of its installations in light of sexual misconduct complaints to the service's top military leader. Offensive material could include pictures of scantily clad women in calendars, posters and elsewhere.
An Ohio legislator thinks the state should offer taxpayers the option of getting their Ohio refunds on prepaid debit cards.
State Sen. Eric Kearney says his proposal could save the state money and benefit low-income residents who don't have bank accounts. The Cincinnati Democrat says the option would give them a safe and easy way to get their refunds, avoiding check-cashing fees.
A federal survey found that about 414,000 Ohio households didn't have a checking or savings account last year.