On many a summer evening, Jim Fay joins dozens of onlookers on this tourist town's waterfront, exchanging friendly waves with passengers and crew members as the S.S. Badger chugs into the harbor after a 60-mile voyage across Lake Michigan from Manitowoc, Wis.
7:32 PM Mar 7, 2012
In the quest to create jobs, some states are getting creative: Nevada may hold contests to encourage entrepreneurs. Ohio is giving control of its liquor profits to a group of business leaders. And Washington and Alabama are "selling" income they don't even have yet.
4:56 PM Mar 7, 2012
Q: How do two Lorain County residents serve on the Erie-Ottawa Board of Mental Health? - Craig
3:21 PM Mar 7, 2012
Mitt Romney's narrow Ohio victory allows him to move on with Super Tuesday's key prize, while leaving behind questions about his strength in the crucial state for November.
3:20 PM Mar 7, 2012

This week on Between the Lines, managing editor Matt Westerhold sits down with Tom Schwan, the Sandusky transit administrator, to talk about the new SPARC bus route. Also, Funcoast.com editor Ashley Bethard previews Thursday's Reader's Choice Awards party.

3:18 PM Mar 7, 2012
A Sandusky man used a shotgun to chase a burglar out of his home on Perry Street on Tuesday.
2:28 PM Mar 7, 2012
Ohio's voter turnout for Super Tuesday is well short of the record rate logged for the primary election four years ago, when there were hot contests for both Republicans and Democrats in the presidential race.
1:00 PM Mar 7, 2012
Teach for America, the service-oriented program that places recent college graduates in low-income public schools, will expand into Ohio this fall, organization and state officials said Wednesday.
12:50 PM Mar 7, 2012
(UPDATED 12:49 a.m.) Veteran Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur has defeated longtime Washington colleague Dennis Kucinich in a bruising Ohio showdown made necessary by a newly drawn congressional map. Kaptur is in her 15th term representing the Toledo area. She ran a campaign that emphasized her record of bringing federal money and projects back to the state.
12:45 PM Mar 7, 2012
(UPDATED 9:15 p.m.) Unofficial results show Sigsworth bests Majoy.
12:44 PM Mar 7, 2012
Just in case you missed all the interviews and live election coverage, we have it here to watch from the comfort of your computer.
12:42 PM Mar 7, 2012
(UPDATED 1 a.m.) Woodmore Schools and Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools got voters to approve bond issues and levies Tuesday night, but a levy in Genoa Schools is still too close to call.
1:24 AM Mar 7, 2012
(UPDATED 9:30 p.m.) Sandusky County voters weren't in the mood for levies Tuesday. Unofficial results show a narrow majority voted against a mental health board levy and a levy to fund programs for disabled people.
1:23 AM Mar 7, 2012