Groups aimed at protecting the quality of Ohio lakes affected by toxic algae are having summer fishing tournaments in hopes of reducing the carp populations and thereby decreasing the algae, which has led to warnings at some parks and beaches.
After seeing the early returns of success the Lake Erie Crushers professional baseball team has had on the city of Avon first-hand, Frontier League commissioner Bill Lee recently said Sandusky could be a potential home to an expansion team.
Gov. John Kasich vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed Ohio factories to pull more water out of Lake Erie, amid pressure from governors from other Great Lakes states who expressed concerned about the measure.
President Barack Obama said Friday Congress has a "unique opportunity to do something big" and stabilize the U.S. economy for decades by cutting deficits at the same time it raises the national debt limit ahead of a critical Aug. 2 deadline.