WOSU News Archives For: February 8, 2007

Voinovich now wants senate to debate Iraq

George Voinovich
12:00AM
February 8, 2007

On Monday, GOP Ohio Senator George Voinovich joined almost every Republican Senator to stymie a debate on Iraq. But now On Monday, G-O-P Ohio Senator George Voinovich joined almost every Republican Senator to stymie a debate on Iraq. But now Voinovich and six other Republicans are trying to force a vote on the measure.

More Ohio students seeing “God” mottos in school

12:00AM
February
8, 2007

Last year, Ohio legislators passed a new law requiring all public schools to display copies of the state and federal mottoes With God, All Things Are Possible and In God We Trust. The posters with the mottoes may not be paid for by taxpayer money. Instead, they must be donated by outside groups. How many schools are displaying the mottoes?

United Way conducts gay community survey

12:00AM
February
8, 2007

The United Way of Central Ohio is conducting an on-line census of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community. The United Way placed ads asking people to visit its website to take the survey. The United Way’s Kermit Whitfield said groups like Stonewall Columbus and the city’s AIDS Task Force felt there was not enough knowledge about the GLBT population. Click on the icon to listen to the interview.

Education, Testing Mark Columbus Black AIDS Awareness

Tanya Motley, African American HIV Program Coordinator, Columbus AIDS Task Force.
12:00AM
February 8, 2007

72% of African Americans are infected with the virus that causes AIDS every day in the U.S. Several Central Ohio Health organizations this week are sponsoring events to encourage safer sex and the importance of HIV screening.