This month on the Herbal Collections blog, master herbalist Mary Colvin discusses the medicinal powers of the hop plant.

11:00 AM Dec 5, 2012
An Ohio Senate committee advanced a bill Tuesday aimed at curbing duplicate lawsuits over on-the-job asbestos exposure in a state with one of the largest backlogs of such cases in the nation.
9:02 AM Dec 5, 2012

Walking in a Winter Wonderland was on the radio this morning and as I was singing along, (in my head, not out loud), something made me question the song I've known, or thought I knew, since I was a kid.

8:55 AM Dec 5, 2012
The trouble with this underappreciated ingredient is that for the next few days you're going to have its only-available-on-TV jingle stuck in your head.
8:02 AM Dec 5, 2012
The Cadbury Bunny already has a job laying eggs — albeit tasty, chocolate ones infused with caramel — but at least one Erie County resident believes the rabbit would make a good president.
8:02 AM Dec 5, 2012
An heir to the British throne is on the way — and Americans may be as enthralled as the Brits.
6:00 AM Dec 5, 2012
An agreement has been reached that will allow further tests to be carried out at the former Whirlpool Park in Green Springs, land that’s been found to be contaminated by PCBs and heavy metals.
5:01 AM Dec 5, 2012
A judge has ruled in favor of allowing the Humane Society of the United States to join the state in defending Ohio's new law regulating exotic animals.
8:02 PM Dec 4, 2012
A federal judge Monday threw out a lawsuit filed by five states that want barriers placed in Chicago-area waterways to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, but said he would consider new arguments if the case were filed again.
5:48 PM Dec 4, 2012
Police arrested a drunken Sandusky man who passed out in a Columbus Avenue church Sunday night after allegedly defiling, among other things, a nativity scene and small statue of Mother Mary.
4:01 PM Dec 4, 2012
Family members of Michael Wasserman will do anything they can to keep his killer in jail.
2:34 PM Dec 4, 2012
An autopsy shows a 3-year-old Cleveland boy allegedly killed by his mother died of blows to the head, body and limbs.
1:02 PM Dec 4, 2012