National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
WOSU News Archives For: April 11, 2006
The group representing the state’s lawyers has released its ratings of those running for Ohio Supreme Court, and the list includes some interesting observations.
Democratic Cordray will run unopposed in next’s month’s primary election.
Ohio education activists are warning if voters okay that November ballot proposal to limit the growth of government spending, it will be virtually impossible for local school districts to pass tax levies. But supporters of the measure are calling that warning a scare tactic.
A professor of International Relations at the National University of Iran spoke in Columbus Monday. Mahmood Sariolghalam addressed a gathering at Ohio State University where he offered his perspective on the growing Iranian nuclear crisis.
A recent government report shows college textbook prices have increased at twice the rate of inflation since the mid-1980s. To help students deal with the high costs, Ohio State University’s library system has started offering free use of some books.
The price for an ounce of gold has almost doubled since 1999, when it was almost $255. But the question for many investors is whether the increase is temporary or is here to stay. A Columbus coin dealer does not believe the surge will affect the store’s profits too much.