State representative Steve Kraus will be our guest at noon today. He spoke with us in April about what is going on in Columbus and his trial in Ottawa County.

5:53 PM May 14, 2015

As I wrote Wednesday, a kerfuffle has broken out in the Beltway over U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's suggestion that President Barack Obama has been a tad sexist in the way he's chosen to discuss U.S. Sen.

4:43 PM May 14, 2015

Eating disorders are defined by abnormal eating behaviors, and they have a number of other features in common.

3:48 PM May 14, 2015

Now there's a new way to tackle "Finnegans Wake," James Joyce's famously difficult final novel: You can listen to a spoken-word version accompanied by music.

3:33 PM May 14, 2015

There remains a huge amount of justifiable concern with regard to our water quality and how we are going to improve it and protect it.  The arguments persist as to who is really to blame and how are we going to hold them accountable.  At this point, I’m not sure what’s going to take the front sea

2:09 PM May 14, 2015

Marsha's story


HAMP, the acronym for the federal government’s failed mortgage relief program known as the Home Affordable Modification Program, is set to expire at the end of 2015.

12:30 PM May 14, 2015

“A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.”

                                                      -Steven Wright

Well another week down and that much closer to my goals.

I’m happy to report that I am very close to my goal of 220 pounds.

9:45 AM May 14, 2015

Are you looking for a main dish that your family will love?

Salmon is a great choice.

Try this barbecued salmon with its great flavor.

This dish, which is baked in the oven, is packed with protein and omega-3 fatty acids.

3:52 PM May 13, 2015

Ohio native Harlan Ellison, 80, the author of many books and scripts for movies and TV shows, has won yet another literary award.

2:05 PM May 13, 2015

The debate in Washington, D.C., over fast track trade authority has degenerated into whether the first black president is a sexist, or whether Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, should apologize to President Obama.

1:37 PM May 13, 2015
11:38 AM May 13, 2015

If you are age 65 today, are you planning to live another 20 years? You should. In October 2014, reported The Center for National Health Statistics said 65-year-olds should expect to live another 19.3 years.

6:00 AM May 13, 2015

Perhaps now I’ll be able to save up the nickels, dimes and quarters that I’ve been spending at public phone booths.

5:00 PM May 12, 2015

I'm very proud of  FIT Challenger Kathy McKillips for breaking below 200 pounds. She has had her mind set on it for a long time now and she is finally there. 

3:07 PM May 12, 2015

Don’t throw the residents under the bus.

12:30 PM May 12, 2015

​Some times it's important to get out of the way.

That was the case last week when voters in the Monroeville school district overwhelmingly approved new taxes to support public education.

9:31 AM May 12, 2015