WOSU News Archives For: August 18, 2004

Columbus voters to decide smoking ban

12:00AM
August
18, 2004

Columbus voters will decide the city’s controversial smoking ban on November 2nd. Columbus City Council Wednesday afternoon put the issue on the ballot.

Small towns benefit from campaign stops

12:00AM
August
18, 2004

Ohio’s big cities – Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati – have seen half a dozen presidential campaign visits each this year. In those cities security costs are mounting and for some residents campaign excitement is waning. But for rural communities and small towns visited by the campaigns, the sentiment is considerably more positive. In part 2 of our series on campaign costs, WOSU’s Tamara Keith reports from rural eastern Ohio.