Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
WOSU News Archives For September 2004
Family members of the ten Mexicans who died in last week’s apartment building fire say they are grateful for the community’s generosity and support. The family has received at least $26,000 in donations. Antonio Noriega, a brother of one of the men who died in the Lincoln Park West fire, said through an interpreter, that all of the money collected will go to help the family’s impoverished relatives in Mexico.
Central Ohio Hospitals combine efforts to attract more registered nurses.
Monday evening, Vice President Dick Cheney spoke to a crowd of about 3,000 invited supporters in the Grove City High School gymnasium.
A Columbus man arrested in the execution-style slayings last year of two men and a woman in a house near the Ohio State University campus faced aggravated murder charges in court Monday morning.
The state fire marshal’s office says a fire that killed ten people at an apartment complex near Columbus was intentionally set.
As investigators try to determine if language problems contributed to the deaths of 10 Spanish-speaking people in a weekend fire, one local police union official says officers cannot be expected to speak a variety of foreign languages.
A national report card on higher education gives Ohio mediocre grades. The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education says the state is improving in some areas, but failing in one important area – affordability.
First Lady Laura Bush was in Columbus Tuesday morning campaigning for her husband. She spoke at the Clintonville Woman’s Club.
Local, state and federal investigators are searching for clues in the ashes of a blaze that this weekend took the lives of 10 people in Prairie Township on the west side of Columbus. The deadly fire is classified as suspicious and investigators are looking for signs of arson.
Last week the total of soldiers killed in Iraq reach 1,000, with 37 of the deceased from Ohio. But the hazards of war don’t seem to deter Ohioans from joining the military. And many of those joining know exactly what they’re getting themselves into.