With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
WOSU News Archives For: December 6, 2006
There are indications that Ohio Governor Bob Taft might sign a bill that would require private health insurers to cover mental health problems the same way they do physical illnesses.
Ohio Senators Wednesday approved a bill to eventually force all Ohio college-bound high-schoolers to take a beefed-up curriculum, if they want to move directly to a four-year, state-supported university.
Columbus and the federal Department of Justice today hosted nearly 400 delegates at an Anti-Gang Summit. Among the delgates: undercover police officers, social workers and neighborhood advocates from counties in Central and Southern Ohio.
Ohio’s state-wide smoking ban goes into effect Thursday, December 7. The law approved by voters last month bans smoking in all public workplaces – including bars, restaurants and bowling alleys. It also prohibits smoking in less public workplaces – like the cabs of most trucks.