This week on Between the Lines, Matt Westerhold hosts Sharon Johnson, a life-long city resident who is outspoken on Sandusky issues. She's starting a weekly blog at sanduskyregister.com called "Your Five Minutes Are Up."
The state watchdog has found that Ohio's leading education official was on the payroll of a Texas-based standardized testing firm when he lobbied state lawmakers last year on a bill that benefited the company.
Is gas drilling ruining the air, polluting water and making people sick? The evidence is sketchy and inconclusive, but a lack of serious funding is delaying efforts to resolve those pressing questions and creating a vacuum that could lead to a crush of lawsuits, some experts say.
Be sure to be at sanduskyregister.com at 1 p.m. Thursday to meet the Register's newest blogger when she is the special guest on "Between the Lines." You'll also get to hear me rant about the Sandusky city commission's ability to do nothing about ... just about everything.
Ohio health and agriculture officials said Wednesday they are investigating the cases of 10 sick people whose illnesses have similarities to a swine flu virus. All had attended the same county fair, and officials at the big Ohio State Fair were stepping up precautions.