WOSU News Archives For: August 24, 2006

Long-Shot Libertarian in the Run for Governor

12:00AM
August
24, 2006

If you’ve been following news reports about the race for governor, you may think you have only two choices – Republican Ken Blackwell and Democrat Ted Strickland. After all, they are usually the only candidates getting coverage. But Ohioans will actually have two other options on the November ballot. There’s Bob Fitrakis of the Green Party and Bill Peirce, a Libertarian. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has an inside look at the Libertarian campaign.

Birth-Control Prices On the Rise For Public Health Clinics

12:00AM
August
24, 2006

Public health clinics across the country are wondering what they’re going to do now the price for birth control pills skyrocketed. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble spoke with Kristopher Weiss at the Ohio Department of Public Health to find out if the increases will affect women around the state. Click the “Listen” Icon to hear the interview.