WOSU News Archives For: June 5, 2007

Senate Outlines $53B State Budget Plan

12:00AM
June
5, 2007

The Ohio Senate today outlined its state budget of $53 billion.

House Speaker Sees Alternative to Forced Divestiture

12:00AM
June
5, 2007

A plan to force Ohio’s five pension funds to sell off stock in foreign energy and mineral companies doing business in Iran and Sudan is on hold.

Honda decides to halt production of Accord hybrid

12:00AM
June
5, 2007

People who plan to “get green” by purchasing a hybrid vehicle will have one less choice when they hit the dealerships. Honda has decided to halt production on its hybrid Accord. The Accord hybrid simply was not popular enough for Honda.

Columbus Red Cross Chief Says ‘Military Scam’ Is Unforgivable.

12:00AM
June
5, 2007

The American Red Cross today warns of a new scam. The organization says the scammers contact spouses of military members by telephone, tell them a loved one is injured in Iraq, and then try to obtain personal information. Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Columbus Red Cross chapter, Michael Carroll, says the Department of Defense asked the Red Cross to issue a warning.