WOSU News Archives For July 2004

Smoking ban opponents file 15,000 signatures

12:00AM
July
28, 2004

Those opposed to the new smoking ban in Columbus have collected nearly 15-thousand signatures in an effort to put the issue on the ballot.

Finding accessible housing – no easy task Pt 1

12:00AM
July
28, 2004

Finding housing that suits the needs of the disabled is no easy task.

Finding accessible housing – no easy task Pt. 2

12:00AM
July
28, 2004

Searching for housing suited for the needs of the disabled is no easy task.

Columbus School Board decides on millage for fall levy

12:00AM
July
23, 2004

Columbus School Board members today approved the millage for this November’s ballot. Despite a range from 6.75 to 7.75 mils board members voted on a number in the middle.

Early apple harvest

12:00AM
July
23, 2004

Ohio growers saw early ripening of strawberries and sweet corn. Now, a fall favorite appears to be on the fast track as well.

Trucker shortage

12:00AM
July
23, 2004

Trucking companies across the country are posting help wanted signs and raising hiring incentives as the manufacturing economy appears to slowly recover. But, a combination of volatile diesel prices, new federal rules, and a shrinking workforce pool is creating a significant shortage of truck drivers.

Agreement made to divert water from Great Lakes

12:00AM
July
20, 2004

Regional leaders from the United States and Canada just proposed the Great Lakes Compact that allows water diversion from the lakes and improves their water quality.

New Science Center to move into Lazarus Building

12:00AM
July
20, 2004

The soon-to-be-vacated 94-year-old Lazarusstore in downtown Columbus will be transformed into an arts andscience center.

OSU bug research helps humans – Part 1: Comparing moth and human brains

12:00AM
July
15, 2004

Researchers at Ohio State University are studying bugs to learn more about humans. WOSU science reporter Sarah Harris looks at three interesting studies in a three part series. In part 1, she reports moths may help researchers understand how human brains work.

OSU bug research helps humans – Part 2: Drunk bees

12:00AM
July
15, 2004

Researchers at Ohio State University are studying bugs to learn more about humans. WOSU science reporter Sarah Harris looks at three interesting studies in a three part series. In part 2, she reports drunk bees may help scientists understand similar behavior in humans.