WOSU News Archives For: February 20, 2007

School funding is a top priority for Republicans

12:00AM
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.

Strickland now says he’d welcome Iraq War refugees

Ted Strickland
12:00AM
February 20, 2007

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.

45 years later, John Glenn recalls historic flight

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12:00AM
February 20, 2007

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Young Offenders: In Their Own Words

12:00AM
February
20, 2007

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.