For the second year in a row, Gov. John Kasich is making plans to deliver his State of the State speech outside the capital city, a practice he says exposes more Ohioans to their government but which critics say sets a bad precedent.
6:02 PM Jan 18, 2013
J Bistro is reopening today after a short hiatus and Consulting Chef Barbara Mills and Chef Jesse Harris were gracious enough to let me in before they reopened to check it all out, including getting to taste some of their delicious food featured on the winter menu. I snapped some pictures, too.
5:47 PM Jan 18, 2013

Here is this week’s edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:

4:05 PM Jan 18, 2013
Have a chore or errand that you just don't have time to tackle? This Sandusky woman will take it off your hands.
3:02 PM Jan 18, 2013
The following cats are available from the Erie County Humane Society:
2:01 PM Jan 18, 2013
The following dogs are available for adoption from the Erie County Dog Pound:
2:00 PM Jan 18, 2013
Sandusky police have charged Katie Wilson with complicity to aggravated robbery for her alleged role in Wednesday night's shooting at a Sandusky car wash.
1:28 PM Jan 18, 2013

The following are the most expensive real estate transactions in Erie, Huron and Ottawa Counties for the week ending Jan. 18. For a full listing of real estate transactions from around the area, pick up a copy of Sunday's Register.


1:01 PM Jan 18, 2013

This week the local blog Graveyard Rabbit of Sandusky Bay writes about the benefits of a membership to the Rutherford B. Hayes Center in Fremont.

11:01 AM Jan 18, 2013
Police are still hunting for the man who shot Bartt Carruthers during a botched drug deal Wednesday evening at a car wash.
10:09 AM Jan 18, 2013
General Motors Co. says it's closing a Flint-area plant this summer and will offer its workers jobs at other plants.
9:08 AM Jan 18, 2013
Attention, multi-taskers! Beat stress and get an ab workout at the same time with this super-easy routine.
6:55 AM Jan 18, 2013
State officials are warning Ohioans about the potential for fraud and identity theft from smartphone applications that claim to offer access to account balances for cash and food assistance programs.
6:02 AM Jan 18, 2013
Hospital officials believe their employees should get flu shots to protect visitors and patients, but getting everyone vaccinated is a work in progress.
5:04 AM Jan 18, 2013