The outlook for the U.S. job market brightened a little Thursday after the government said fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week and surveys of private companies showed hiring increased in June.
10:01 AM Jul 6, 2012
The storms that left hundreds of thousands of Ohio residents without power over the past week have far surpassed the damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ike four years ago, the president of American Electric Power of Ohio said Thursday.
6:00 AM Jul 6, 2012

Hot dog! Cedar Point opens Saturday.

So much to do, see, hear, eat and, of course, ride: Millennium Force, Top Thrill Dragster, Maverick, WildCa...oh.

5:29 AM Jul 6, 2012


Overheard at the Park

5:27 AM Jul 6, 2012

If you really need another reason to push you over the top in buying a Season Pass or Platinum Pass, this might be it.

5:22 AM Jul 6, 2012

For about three minutes Friday, I desperately wished I could speak Japanese.

From the moment I climbed into a Millennium Force train next to a young Japanese man and in front of two others, I mostly missed out on what sounded like a hellaciously fun time.

5:17 AM Jul 6, 2012
The temperatures in Casimir Brandon's basement bedroom grew so stifling that the exhausted Madison man began riding city buses in the morning, from one end of the line to the other, so he could grab a few hours of air-conditioned sleep.
7:32 PM Jul 5, 2012
Mitt Romney's wife has confirmed a tidbit about the vice presidential search process her husband largely has been keeping secret: He's considering choosing a woman.
6:45 PM Jul 5, 2012

The Register's Andy Ouriel and Angie Wilhelm were at the Toledo airport where Air Force One landed earlier today, and will be with President Obama's motorcade when it starts heading to Sandusky.

5:33 PM Jul 5, 2012

This is a weekly column by Sandusky attorney Dan McGookey, devoted to telling true stories of homeowners who have been victimized by a lending system which makes it profitable to foreclose. The names used have been changed for privacy purposes.

1:44 PM Jul 5, 2012
Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Register, July 5, 2012: In our view a lawsuit filed last week on behalf of Huron school board member Kevin Asher seeking to overturn a 3-2 vote by the school board to pay the invoice seems to be a Red Herring. While we appreciate the desire to hold a law firm accountable on its billing, Asher himself has brought yet another law firm into the fray and that threatens to balloon the already ballooned expenses even further. History is repeating itself. Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
11:40 AM Jul 5, 2012

The winners of this year's Fourth of July Photo Contest have been announced.

After voting by viewers at the top vote getter was a National Pride photo of the Opening Day of the Cleveland Indians by Tom Theisen titled Star Spangled Banner with Balloons .

10:29 AM Jul 5, 2012

On this week's program Matt Westerhold was put on the hot seat as commenter wiredmama interviewed him.

Sandusky Register reporter Andy Ouriel and Chief Photographer Jason Werling were also guests.

Watch the program in the player below

10:23 AM Jul 5, 2012