A combination of stagnant funding and changing technology is putting pressure on a decades old service for Central Ohio’s blind community. VOICEcorps is searching for ways to maintain services for the visually impaired.
WOSU News Archives For: April 25, 2006
Figures released on Tuesday show the jobless rate in one eastern Ohio county remains in double-digits. Monroe County had an unemployment rate of 11.3% percent in March – the highest in the state. The recent study by the Center for Community Solutions shows the county has lost 1/3 of its jobs in the past few years.
Lawmakers are considering ways to reform methods used to redistrict districts.
A streetcar system could be coming to Columbus. A committee that will be looking into the idea over the next several months met for the first time Tuesday.
A proposed police substation for Columbus’ University District got mixed reviews last night at a public meeting. Representatives from the city and Ohio State University – the partners splitting the project’s $3,800,000 cost, fielded more complaints than questions from the audience.