WOSU News Archives For September 2006

Two Smoking Issues Expected on Nov Ballot

12:00AM
September
29, 2006

It appears Ohioans will have the opportunity to vote on two issues this fall that would reform laws on smoking in public places.

Funeral Services set for two Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers

12:00AM
September
29, 2006

Ohio Troopers killed a car crash to be laid to rest this weekend.

A majority of Ohio voters think the country is safter than before terror attacks

12:00AM
September
29, 2006

The latest Ohio Poll finds the majority of likely voters think the country is safer from terrorism today than before September eleventh.

House Leader John Boehner Touts Congressional Response to Corruption

12:00AM
September
29, 2006

Many lawmakers hopes Congress would ram through wide-ranging lobbying reform legislation before the midterm elections. But congress is about to adjourn without a bill. House Majority Leader John Boehner of southwest Ohio defends some of that congressional inaction in the wake of the plea agreement by Republican Central Ohio representative Bob Ney. Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill.

Survey looks at Iraq and Party Affiliation

12:00AM
September
28, 2006

A new survey shows the way Ohioans feel about the war in Iraq depends highly on their political party affiliation.

Violent Video of Columbus Fights Investigated by Police

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12:00AM
September 28, 2006

Columbus police continue to investigate the sale of a video titled 614. The DVD is a compilation of fights among young people that were videotaped around the city. According to the department there’s no evidence that the fighting was staged. But police say they want to make sure 614′s producers aren’t contributing to the violence or causing it to occur.

Pastors Oppose Gambling Issue

12:00AM
September
27, 2006

Pastors representing different denominations are coming together to voice opposition to additional gambling options in Ohio.

Central Ohio Army Sargeant Remembered

12:00AM
September
27, 2006

Funeral Services are Wednesday in Hilliard for 21 year old Army Sargeant Adam Knox. Knox was killed by small arms fire while patrolling in Baghdad, Iraq on September 17th. He was serving with the Army Reserve 346th Psychological Operations Company based in Columbus.

Ohio Dominican Students and Faculty Speak Out About Recent Racist Acts

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12:00AM
September 26, 2006

About 100 people attended an open forum at Ohio Dominican University yesterday afternoon. The town hall style meeting was in response to last week’s protest by a group of the school’s students.

Consultant: Columbus Streetcars Could Have Huge Economic Impact

12:00AM
September
25, 2006

According to an economic analysis, the addition of streetcars to downtown Columbus could mean a financial boost for the city. The report by the Danter Group was released today to members of the Downtown Streetcar Working Group. It predicts that streetcars could generate a half-billion dollars in growth.