Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are waiting for the federal government to sign off on an experiment that would release hundreds of thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes to reduce the risk of dengue fever in the tourist town of Key West.
Newly released information shows social workers and at least one neighbor voiced concerns about the welfare of children in a Vermilion Township home months, even years, before an 18-month-old child died of starvation.
Taking money collected on gasoline sales by the state's updated business tax and spending it on anything but highway-related programs unconstitutional, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Friday as it accepted arguments that the tax is wrongly diverting $140 million annually from fuel sales to non-roadwork accounts for schools and cities.
Ohio stopped enforcing regulations against precious metals dealers on Thursday under orders from a federal judge, prompting the state commerce director to urge caution among consumers buying or selling gold and silver.
Parents can bring there children to see Santa on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 5pm until 8pm. On Tuesday, December 18, from 5pm until 8pm Santa will be making a special appearance with his live reindeer.
More than 2,000 people at Pearl Harbor and many more around the country are marking the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.