WOSU News Archives For: February 9, 2007

Ohio Program to Help Those Facing Foreclosure

12:00AM
February
9, 2007

Ohio leads the nation in the number of home foreclosures. State officials say they are trying to do something to help.

Utility Lobbyist Could Join PUCO

12:00AM
February
9, 2007

Consumer advocates are worried that Governor Ted Strickland may soon appoint a utility lobbyist to become one of Ohio’s utility regulators.

A Pledge Not To Poach

12:00AM
February
9, 2007

The head of a group of local community development directors denies that cities and towns poach companies from each other. But the group’s members have agreed to sign a pledge not to actively solicit businesses in neighboring communities.

Snow Clean-Up Winding Down in Columbus

City of Columbus plow operator Roy Hogan has been working 12-hour days to clear snow
12:00AM
February 9, 2007

Columbus road crews expect to complete snow removal work on the city’s streets sometime Friday. Equipment operators have been working around the clock to open primary, secondary and neighborhood streets in that order. An adjacent and wealthier community has done the work faster because it has more equipment.