Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For January 2007
Farm workers in Ohio who won’t get an increase in the minimum wage due to recently passed legislation are fighting back.
Crimes against the elderly are some of the most common scams, but also the most underreported. One Columbus woman is breaking her silence about the swindler who left her broke and heartbroken, in the hopes of helping other victims.
Columbus Public Schools resumed classes today after having to close due to a lack of bus drivers. A contract company the system uses to drive buses discovered it had not completed background checks on its drivers. Now union workers are speaking out about the problem with contract employees.
Columbus Public School students returned to class today after a day off because of a lack of bus drivers. Classes were canceled Thursday because a company that provides school bus drivers for the district grounded its fleet. The company, First Student, took the action because it failed to conduct background checks on its drivers.
Debt Counselors in Ohio and other states report more 50, 60, and even 70 year olds are seeking relief from creditors. Oftentimes, the pile of debt forces the elderly into bankruptcy court.
For years expecting mothers have had to wait until the latter part of their pregnancy to detect fetal abnormalities like Down syndrome. But now there’s a method for earlier detection, and it does not involve drawing blood or amniotic fluid.
Development officials in northwest Ohio say plans for a new ethanol plant in Defiance County are on hold.<
For the first time since President Bush took office, he delivered his State of the Union address to a Democratic Congress. Ohio lawmakers were there bad had mixed reactions to the President’s proposals.
Ohio could cut health care costs by making it more attractive for private companies to insure their employees.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the emergency contraception, Plan B often called the morning after pill, for over-the-counter sale in August. But at least for one Ohio couple, obtaining the medication was not that easy.