WOSU News Archives For: March 19, 2007

Report: Campaign Contribution Limits Too High in Ohio

12:00AM
March
19, 2007

A new report says contribution limits for legislative candidates and political party and legislative caucus funds in Ohio are too high.

State Seeks Resignations of Cuyahoga Elections Board

12:00AM
March
19, 2007

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner wants all four members of the Cuyahoga County elections board to resignby Wednesday.

Man who wins mutli-million dollar settlement in wrongful conviction dies

Timothy Howard
12:00AM
March 19, 2007

A man who was freed after being wrongfully convicted died Monday afternoon. It was this time last year Timothy Howard stood and cheered when he heard the verdict that mirrored what he had said all along: he was innocent. Howard suffered a massive heart attack almost one year to the day of his court victory.

Is Springfield, Ohio the Simpson’s Springfield?

D'OH!
12:00AM
March 19, 2007

The Simpsons movie debuts this summer. The animated series is set in a fictitious “Springfield.” But no one knows whether that’s Springfield, Ohio, Oregon, Illinois, Missouri, Massachusetts or where. So the film’s producers want those real-life cities to compete to host the premiere of the movie. But some Ohio lawmakers aren’t big fans of the animinated series.

Columbus Boosters Work To Attract Return Visitors.

12:00AM
March
19, 2007

College Basketball fans spent millions of dollars in Columbus during the week-end as they followed their teams in the first and second rounds of the N-C-double-A tournament at Nationwide arena. But, “Experience Columbus,” a booster group for the city and region, wants first-time visitors to the city to return. So, the organization is offering something called “experiential tourism.”