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: February 20, 2007
Republican lawmakers have put out their list of their top priorities for the next two years. The issue at the top of that list – school funding – is also leading the governor’s agenda. But some are saying politics may slow it down.
Governor Ted Strickland is now saying he’d welcome to Ohio — war refugees from Iraq. That’s a turnaround from last week, when Strickland was telling President Bush not to bring any war refugees to the Buckeye State.
It’s been 45 years since Ohio’s John Glenn made his historic flight. On February 20, 1962 Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. Tuesday at COSI, Glenn recalled the flight, the preparations for it and the accolades that followed.
For a recent four-part series on ways to reduce the recidivism rate among juvenile offenders in Ohio, WOSU interviewed six young people behind bars. In the following interviews, the young offenders tell their stories.