COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Records show Ohio's state government payroll fell to less than $3 billion in 2012 — a 3 percent drop from the previous year.
A computer analysis by The Columbus Dispatch shows that most of the top-paid non-university government employees were again professionals in the Ohio Department of Mental Health.
A psychiatrist at a state psychiatric hospital in Northfield, near Cleveland, made the most at more than $335,000 last year. He was the only state employee to top $300,000 annually.
Department of Mental Health spokeswoman Trudy Sharp said he agency's medical expenses are high because it must maintain professional care 24 hours a day, seven days a week at all six psychiatric hospitals.
Records show Gov. John Kasich made $148,347 in salary last year.
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Forget the slippery roads and inches of snow on the ground, it's the perfect time to propose marriage. At least that is how Levi Minor felt Friday night.
Snowfall reports vary across the Miami Valley as the storm continues to produce heavy snow, making it hard for drivers to see in some cases.
The National Weather Service canceled the Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory just after 9:30 pm.
Sinclair Community College is closing all campus locations for the day due to the inclement weather.