Republicans and Democrats are refusing to budge when it comes to their already hardened positions on spending cuts versus tax increases to deal with the nation's debt.
10:59 AM May 21, 2012
Federal authorities have loosened restrictions on remote-controlled surveillance aircraft in U.S. skies. The changes would make it easier for local law enforcement agencies, like the Erie County Sheriff's Office, to use these small, unmanned devices for searches or other emergency operations in rural areas.
9:00 AM May 21, 2012
Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Register, May 21, 2012: The portion of Shoreline Drive that leads to the downtown business district has been closed for months, and city officials are mum on any plan to remedy it. There hasn't even been a plan to erect signs or other guideposts to direct visitors where to go. Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
5:49 AM May 21, 2012
The following is the weekly construction schedule provided by the Ohio Depa
5:00 AM May 21, 2012
Administrators at Huron Schools agreed to pay a law firm up to $10,000 to investigate allegations of employee misconduct, according to documents the Register obtained through a public records request.
3:00 PM May 20, 2012
Derrick Schenk can't help but wonder: Where are the farmers markets?
1:00 PM May 20, 2012
Three activists who travelled to Chicago for a NATO summit were accused Saturday of manufacturing Molotov cocktails in a plot to attack President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home and other targets.
10:00 AM May 20, 2012

Excerpt from "Between the Lines" column in today's Sunday Register, May 20, 2012: The alleged abuse at the Sandusky County jail happened in January and was first reported by the Register in February.

9:49 AM May 20, 2012
Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Sunday Register, May 20, 2012: A regional tourism report shows the industry grew 6.5 percent last year here in the heartland, the vacation destination for the rich and beautiful, and everyone else. It's a $40 billion industry, and it grew by $2 billion in 2011. Jobs, jobs, jobs. Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
5:19 AM May 20, 2012
Erie County officials plan to scrap yet another robust recycling center.
5:00 AM May 20, 2012
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says creating a pilot program to tie welfare benefits to clean drug tests would help protect tax dollars and provide help for people who are poor and using drugs.
3:07 PM May 19, 2012
Sandusky officials and a local restaurateur hope they have all the ingredients ready to kick off a food service offering at the Paper District Marina.
1:00 PM May 19, 2012
Some Ohio mail-processing facilities are being spared from the first round of closings by the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service this summer and instead are slated to close later.
11:00 AM May 19, 2012