Childhood innocence and generosity are apparent in a Dublin boy who mailed his allowance money to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football team. The financially-struggling program will end this season. Sitting down with WOSU, Bennett Williams expresses interest in continuing his mission to help.
WOSU News Archives For February 2007
Repeat drunken drivers might face a range of additional restrictions if some Ohio lawmakers get their way.
The Ohio Department of Heath is working to finalize enforcement rules for the state’s new indoor smoking ban. Part of the process occurred today in Columbus as several dozen Ohioans testified for and against draft enforcement procedures.
A center in Columbus that provides food, clothing and health services to Native Americans is closed for financial reasons. And the executive director is not sure when the center will have enough money to reopen.
Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann says he wants to pressure loan companies and mortgage brokers who prey on home buyers with bad credit or low incomes.
A man with a criminal record of 20convictions of driving under the influence was sentenced in Akron Tuesday to 16.5 years in prison.
Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama finished an early campaign swing through politically pivotal Ohio with a rally that had the energy of election eve.
Authorities in Nelsonville are still investigating a Saturday night explosion that forced the evacuation of 60 homes in the Athens County community. No one was injured. The driver of a Jeep skidded off a city street and gasoline spread through the city’s storm water drainage system.
Columbus public school officials Monday morning partially locked down East High School. The additional security followed the weekend murder of a former East High student and the wounding of three other men.
Ohioan’s growing appetite for fresh fish boosts fish farming in the state.
Ohio is the latest state to join the controversy over mandating a new cervical cancer vaccine.