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Ohio State fires band director Jonathan Waters over ‘sexualized’ culture

Ohio State University has fired the director of its marching band and is expanding an internal investigation that uncovered a deep culture of sexual harassment among students that reportedly has existed for years. The two-month investigation revealed a cascade of evidence that students routinely harassed one another –– often directed from older students to new band members –– and that director Jonathan Waters knew about it or should have known.

Biden urges infrastructure, job training at Cincinnati conference

CINCINNATI -- Vice President Joe Biden says investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities. Biden spoke today at the National Urban League conference in Cincinnati. The conference's theme is "One Nation Underemployed."

Top things to do this weekend, July 25-27

The best party of the year is happening now. The 12-day Ohio State Fair fair exhibits much of the best Ohio has to offer: youngsters with livestock, vegetable carvers, butter sculptures, rides and probably a few places to eat unhealthy - but tasty - food. Music acts this weekend include the Ohio State University Marching Band paired with the Columbus Symphony; Lady Antebellum; Dr. John; Bachman & Turner; Blue Oyster Cult; Foghat; Michael Buble; and Scotty McCreery. A Serbian festival offers something different, as do events where you wade in creeks. Here are the best bets for the weekend.

Clydesdales always popular at Ohio State Fair

Arrive at the Ohio State Fair by 8 a.m. and you could catch the Budweiser Clydesdales taking their morning exercise through the fairgrounds, their massive heads high and their feathered feet clip-clopping across the blacktop behind their stalls.

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