Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: October 9, 2006
Today’s Columbus Day observance at the Santa Maria replica was free of protest from Native American representatives. At last year’s event the ship was picketed and activists called for it to be destroyed.
The Columbus Zoo has a new family member. It’s a baby gorilla comes to Columbus from a Colorado Springs zoo. It’s in Columbus because its mother abandoned it. The Colorado zoo hopes a surrogate mother in Columbus will adopt the baby.
Republican Ken Blackwell and Democrat Ted Strickland recently debated Ohio’s economic conditions and outlined their plan for helping Ohio companies and workers. The debate occurred against the backdrop of an unemployment rate that is a full point higher than the national average and the loss of 216,000 manufacturing jobs during the past six. Potential voters through-out Ohio will weigh the economy in their choices on election day.