Although the United States emerged from the War of 1812 with a national anthem, it's become a largely forgotten war over the years.
Rick Finch, director of Fort Meigs State Memorial Park in Perrysburg, thinks more people could become aware of the war's significance as the 200th anniversary of the conflict (1812-15) draws nearer.
The Perry Group and Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial superintendent, Blanca Stransky, delivered a commemorative flag this week to the U.S. Secretary of Navy in recognition of the 200 year anniversary of the War of 1812.
People queuing up for Mega Millions tickets aren't the only ones salivating over the record $540 million jackpot that could be won Friday - some state governments struggling through lean times know a hometown winner would bring a tax bonanza.
Ohio paid about $96 million in 2010 and 2011 to retiring or resigning state employees to compensate them for unused paid time off, with five employees receiving more than $100,000, a newspaper reports.
A Michigan militia leader and his son each pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally possessing a machine gun, ending a six-week trial that took a dramatic turn this week when a judge dismissed more serious charges of conspiring to rebel against the government.