WOSU News Archives For: August 28, 2007

Raids at Poultry Plant Aimed at Undocumented Workers

12:00AM
August
28, 2007

Scores of suspected illegal immigrantshave been arrested in a raid on a southwest Ohio poultry plant.

State Lawmakers Want to Welcome African Immigrants

12:00AM
August
28, 2007

Tens of thousands of Africans have immigrated to Ohio in the past decade, and some state legislators say it’s time the government set up a special commission to help the refugees settle into their new life.

Investigation into officer’s offensive video begins

Susie Purtee
12:00AM
August 28, 2007

An off-duty Columbus police officer made online videos insulting Jews, blacks and immigrants. 60-year-old Officer Susan Purtee and her sister who call themselves the “Subie Sisters” on the you-tube videos, blames Jews for the US’s social problems.

Upgrades to Streets, Sidewalks, Intended to Make Trips To and From Columbus Schools Safer

12:00AM
August
28, 2007

August 29th is the first day of classes for students at Columbus city schools. City officials say a seven-year project to make streets and sidewalks safer for school children is almost complete. They marked the event Monday at a school on Mound Street.

Michael Vick – Broken Promise

12:00AM
August
28, 2007

The firestorm swirling around NFL quarterback Michael Vick, the newest poster boy for bad superstar behavior, raises bigger issues than just horrific animal cruelty.