WOSU News Archives For: March 8, 2007

Megabus.com Promises Tickets to Chicago for $1

megabus.com rolls back into Columbus April 2nd. This banner was deplayed Thursday at the OSU megabus stop.
12:00AM
March 8, 2007

The discount bus carrier megabus.com says it’s reestablishing service to Columbus after a two-month run ended in failure just last year. Megabus offers express service to major cities in the Midwest through its Chicago hub. It’s trying to lure customers by offering fares as low as one dollar.

Legislation for diabetes insurance coverage

12:00AM
March
8, 2007

Advocates for Ohioans who have diabetes are hopeful that the state will follow the example of most of the rest of the nation in forcing insurance companies to cover diabetes supplies.

Ohio Lawmakers look at Pension funds linked to Iran investments

12:00AM
March
8, 2007

For the second time in a week, Ohio legislators are debating U.S. foreign policy. Earlier, they debated the war in Iraq and whether Ohio should accept war refugees. Now, lawmakers are looking at a proposal to force Ohio pension funds to dump stock in foreign corporations that do business with Iran.

Medicinal marijuana bill anticipated

12:00AM
March
8, 2007

For the third time in five years, a plan to legalize marijuana for medicinal use is expected to be brought forward at the Statehouse. And once again, it’s expected to bring out emotional supporters and passionate opponents.