Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: May 2, 2007
The drowning death of a young girl in West Columbus Tuesday is raising questions about central Ohio’s network of 911 call centers – and the lack of foreign language-speaking operators. 4-year-old Jennifer Garcia was pulled from a pond near her apartment Tuesday afternoon. Medical assistance was delayed because her stepfather and her mother spoke mostly Spanish.
For years, some Ohio legislators and government officials have been talking up the idea of relaxing term limits for lawmakers. But a new public opinion poll seems to indicate that Ohio voters are in no mood to make that change.
An organic lawn and garden fertilizer manufactured by a New Jersey-based start-up company is popping up on store shelves across the country. Terra Cycle fertilizer is made from liquefied earthworm excrement. The company now faces stiff competition — in federal court. Scotts Miracle-Gro is suing Terra Cycle for what it says are false claims and brand infringement.