WOSU News Archives For: September 19, 2007

Lawmaker Wants Smoking Allowed in Cigar Bars

12:00AM
September
19, 2007

A lawmaker who was opposed to the state’s smoking ban has introduced a bill to allow smoking in what some may see as a fairly obvious place, cigar bars.

Ohio Attorney General Sues OSU area Businesses over Alleged Violations of Consumer Protection Laws

12:00AM
September
19, 2007

Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann is suing two restaurants on the Ohio State University campus who said they were offering free food to students.

Report: Payday Loans Trap 300,000 Ohioans in Debt

12:00AM
September
19, 2007

A new study estimates hundreds of thousands of Ohioans are financially trapped by “payday loans” for months or years.

Mr. Wright Makes A Map

12:00AM
September
19, 2007

Ed tells the story of Joel Wright, the man who laid the ground work – literally – for what is now the Capital City of Ohio.

Macy’s to close City Center Mall store

12:00AM
September
19, 2007

In another blow to the near empty city center mall, Macy’s has announced it will close its downtown store this fall. The company says the City Center Macy’s will close in November.