WOSU News Archives For: November 28, 2006

New Levy Helps COTA Implement Long Range Plan

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November 28, 2006

Central Ohio Transit Authority officials say they’re studying service improvements now that a new source of revenue is on the horizon. Voters narrowly approved a quarter-percent tax levy that begins in January 2008.

Family Services Director Questions Report on Foster Parent Program

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November
28, 2006

People who want to be foster parents should be prepared for more background checks, more training, and more visits from social workers.

Strickland Names Fisher to lead Development

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November
28, 2006

Governor Elect Ted Strickland has appointed his lieutenant governor, Lee Fisher, to lead the Ohio Department of Development.

City to test new crossing signs

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12:00AM
November 28, 2006

The city of Columbus has placed pedestrian countdown timers at four of the city’s busiest intersections. The timers work with the common walk/don’t walk signs to show exactly how much time pedestrians have to cross the street before the light changes. The timers are part of a test program the city hopes will cut down on confusion and accidents at intersections.

Investigators look into Mansfield hunting fatality.

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12:00AM
November 28, 2006

The Richland County Prosecutor will decide whether to press charges in hunting accident.