WOSU News Archives For: April 11, 2006

State Bar Association releases judical ratings

12:00AM
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.

Quill drops out of state Treasurer’s race

12:00AM
April
11, 2006

Democratic Cordray will run unopposed in next’s month’s primary election.

Schools say TEL issue will block local levies

12:00AM
April
11, 2006

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.

Iranian Nuclear Crisis Spurred By Security Concerns, Says Former OSU Visiting Prof

12:00AM
April
11, 2006

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.

OSU implements controversial textbook program

12:00AM
April
11, 2006

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.

Gold Prices Spike; Temporary Gain For Coin Dealer

12:00AM
April
11, 2006

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.