WOSU News Archives For: October 9, 2006

Santa Maria Replica “Rechristened”

Italian-Americans laid a Columbus Day wreath at City Hall in honor of the explorer
12:00AM
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.

Columbus Zoo Gets Abandoned Baby Gorilla

12:00AM
October
9, 2006

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.

Ohio Economic Conditions Weigh On Voter Choices

12:00AM
October
9, 2006

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.

Debate over homework comes to Columbus

12:00AM
October
9, 2006

Author Sara Bennett says homework can be harmful to children. But, Ohio State Professor says that’s overstated.