UPDATE -- The Akron Beacon Journal says Dann's resignation won't be today. The news reports are now being described as "premature."
CLEVELAND (TDB) -- The Plain Dealer says he's going to step down this afternoon. A source in Columbus who serves in the Ohio House and is close to Dann has confirmed the story for The Daily Bellwether. And the Columbus Dispatch is reporting that the attorney general has been meeting in his office with Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher and working out terms for a resignation and departure from state government. Fisher -- who is No.2 to Gov. Ted Strickland -- served as attorney general from 1991 through 1995 and has knowledge of the inner workings of the office that Dann has held since early January 2007.