WOSU News Archives For: October 20, 2006

Columbus High School Students Take Political Pulse

12:00AM
October
20, 2006

A survey of young adults in Columbus indicates a proposal to hike the minimum wage is a potential big draw to the polls next month. As part of a statewide project, Some Columbus Public High School students traveled to convenience stores, libraries, grocery stores, and street corners to conduct face-to-face interviews on election issues.

Civil War-Era Flag Returned to Ohio

The 58th Ohio Volunteer Infantry's National Colors, missing for more than 30 years, is home again in Ohio
12:00AM
October 20, 2006

An American flag carried by a Columbus-based regiment during the Civil War has returned home. The 6-foot-square stars and stripes was used by the 58th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. It went missing from the Adjutant General’s collection sometime during the 1960s and was recently discovered in the possession of a collector in Maine.

House Leader John Boehner (R-OH) comments on his testimony before House Ethics Committee

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12:00AM
October 20, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner of Southwest Ohio testified Thursday before the house ethics committee. The panel’s probing what the leader and other lawmakers knew about the inappropriate e-mails former Congressman Mark Foley sent to Congressional pages. Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill.