WOSU News Archives For September 2007

UAW Strike May Have Impact on Ohio Businesses

12:00AM
September
25, 2007

Businesses throughout Ohio are hoping the nationwide strike between the United Auto Workers and General Motors won’t be a long one. As Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, a long strike could have far reaching implications for thousands of people and businesses in the buckeye state.

Possible regulation of at home day-care providers to come soon

12:00AM
September
25, 2007

Thousands of Ohioans may not realize that the neighbor’s home they are sending their children to for day-care is not licensed by the state. Some legislators and day-care activists are working to change that. They are warning that without a change, some children could die needlessly, and that some already have.

Back-up OSU QB arrested for soliciting a prostitute

Antonio Henton
12:00AM
September 25, 2007

Ohio State has suspended third-string quarterback Antonio Henton, a day after he was accused of soliciting a prostitute.

Former Astronuat John Glenn Speaks About World War II Experience

12:00AM
September
25, 2007

As part of Ken Burn’s week long commemoration of World War II, WOSU is taking a look at local vets from the Great War. Former astronaut John Glenn shares his memories of the war.

GM workers picket in Groveport

12:00AM
September
24, 2007

General Motors workers nationwide walked off the job Monday morning citing problems with job security. Workers picketing at the GM plant in Groveport say there have been threats to close their plant.

Bar association calls for Ohio to suspend death penalty system

N/A
12:00AM
September 24, 2007

The American Bar Association is urging Governor Strickland to halt executions so Ohio’s death penalty system can be reviewed.

Corn Harvest Going Well In Fayette Co., OH

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12:00AM
September 24, 2007

Driving the back roads of Ohio may take a little longer this time of year. Farm machinery is headed to and from the field as trucks haul the harvest into town. The wind is whipping up dried corn leaves too, another sign that the corn harvest is underway. In Fayette County, southwest of Columbus, farmers might have a good crop year in spite of a shortage of rainfall.

World War II Paratrooper Shares Normandy Memories

12:00AM
September
24, 2007

They’re often called America’s Greatest Generation – the men and women who served during World War II. Some of the most recognized World War II veterans are those who parachuted into Normandy on June 6, 1944.

Strickland Speaks Out About Foreclosures

12:00AM
September
21, 2007

Governor Ted Strickland is trying to get lenders to agree to a compact to stem Ohio’s foreclosure crisis, and he plan to announce in the next few days what progress he’s made.

Anchor ‘Away’ – City Center’s Larget Retail Departs

The Fall Sale Becomes a Clearance Sale in mid-October at Macy's in City Center Mall
12:00AM
September 20, 2007

Macy’s says it will close its downtown Columbus department story located in City Center Mall. The department store chain says business is too slow to keep the store open. Macy’s shoppers say they’re disappointed.