With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
WOSU News Archives For November 2005
As President Bush prepares for his address to the nation later this morning, his job approval ratings in Ohio and across the nation remain low.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced today he will no longer be running for the state’s top position. Coleman said he made the decision after spending the Thanksgiving holiday with his family.
Some 16,000 customers are still without power Monday afternoon following a fire at a neighborhood substation. The five a-m explosion and blaze caused an initial loss of power to more than 32,000 customers. AEP doesn’t expect complete restoration of service until Tuesday.
Central Ohioans who have already completed their Holiday shopping are on the cutting edge of the latest trend.
A fire at a northside Columbus electric substation was brought under control after firefighters smothered the flames by dousing them with foam.
Today marks the beginning of the Christmas tree buying season.
Identifiable sounds of the season can be strong reminders of holidays past. A seasonal bell, a turkey gobble, or dinner table conversation can trigger memories. But a sound that’s been part of the American landscape since before the first Thanksgiving is rarely heard and one central Ohio resident is working to change that.
Thanksgiving holiday travelers today will face inclement weather and increased patrols on major highways.
The union representing Columbus bus drivers and mechanics has brought the transit system one step closer to a strike. Just past 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, an attorney for the bus drivers union filed a 10-day intent to strike notice.
Americans spend some $35 billion a year on pet products – from food, treats and toys to vet bills and occasional boarding costs. The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association estimates the average cost of owning one dog $1500 per year. But some dog owners are not satisfied with providing their dog with the basics. WOSU’s Christina Morgan reports…