WOSU News Archives For: June 21, 2006

Local Mexican Immigrants Excited About World Cup

21, 2006

Passions are running high in Central Ohio’s Mexican community these days. It’s not over immigration. It’s not over a fence being built along the U.S. border. What’s caused the excitment among Mexicans living in Columbus is soccer. The Mexican national soccer team is a strong contender in this year’s world cup, and local Mexicans are doing everything they can to watch every game.

Ohio Candidates Mix Religion With Politics

June 21, 2006

Ohio’s top candidates for governor are mixing politics and religion. Democrat Ted Strickland charges his Republican opponent, Ken Blackwell, of disrespecting the religious faith of millions of Ohioans.