WOSU News Archives For: May 1, 2006

Hundreds Rally For Immigration Reform

12:00AM
May
1, 2006

Hundreds of people rallied at Ohio State University at noon Monday in support of the immigrant boycott while several dozen others assembled on the west side of Columbus.

Ohioans Try Out New Voting Machines In Primary Election

12:00AM
May
1, 2006

The state’s new voting machines will be put to the test Tuesday during the primary elections. Ohio voters will be using a touch-screen method to cast their votes.

Columbus detectives resign, admit taking classes on city time

12:00AM
May
1, 2006

Two Columbus police detectives have admitted they lied about taking college courses on city time. A part of a plea bargain, Christopher Rond and Brian Carney have resigned and agreed to pay fine and restitution. Prosecutors say the men attended several classes when they were scheduled to be on-duty.

Immigrant Advocate Says Latinos Have Economic Clout in Central Ohio.

12:00AM
May
1, 2006

Immigrants say they’re staging a nationwide boycott today to show their economic might. The “Day Without Immigrants” campaign is designed to influence congress to consider reform legislation that would allow a “guest worker” program for undocumented workers. In Columbus, a noon rally is planned on the Ohio State University Oval.