COLUMBUS, Ohio - Central Ohio counties are leading the state in population growth categories.
Population estimates released by the census bureau show Franklin County - home to Columbus - recorded by far the most births in the state last year, 18,200. Adjacent Delaware County had the biggest percentage growth - 2.09 percent - in Ohio in the same period.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that Ohio on the whole lost almost 7,400 people to migration last year. Almost half of that loss came in Cuyahoga County, home to Cleveland.
The latest Town Hall style meeting regarding marriage equality in Ohio took place in Springfield Wednesday. Leaders from two organizations fighting to make gay marriage legal in Ohio discussed how the next two years will be crucial in making that dream a reality.
Why Marriage Matters Ohio and Equality Ohio have held several Town Hall style meetings to push for legalizing gay marriage.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio officials have approved spending another $2 million on road salt to replenish supplies used during the long, snowy winter.
The state Controlling Board on Monday granted the request from the Ohio Department of Transportation was for more than $2 million to buy about 30,000 tons of salt from Cargill De-Icing Technology Inc. and Morton Salt Inc.
Documents show the state is paying about $73.88 per ton for 20,000 tons from Cargill, and $56.75 a ton for another 10,000 tons from Morton.