WOSU News Archives For: November 14, 2007

Columbus Mayor’s Proposed Budget Would Add Police Officers

Safety Director Mitchell Brown inside a newly purchased Columbus police cruiser
12:00AM
November 14, 2007

Mayor Coleman will unveil his proposed 2008 budget for the City of Columbus on Thursday. Wednesday he used a police vehicle garage as a backdrop to showcase new equipment and to talk about plans to hire and train additional police officers.

Senate Okays tougher penalties for school bomb threats

12:00AM
November
14, 2007

People convicted of inducing panic at Ohio high schools and colleges may soon face more time in prison or youth detention centers. That’s because the Ohio Senate today approved a bill, already okayed by the House, that bumps up penalties for bomb threats and violence at educational facilities.

Ohio Does Not Want Strickland as Vice President

12:00AM
November
14, 2007

At the moment, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is popular among democrats and republicans alike. That has fueled speculation that whoever becomes the Democratic nominee for President might pick Strickland as a running mate to try to ensure that the Buckeye State would vote Democratic. But a new public opinion poll shows that might not be a sure-fire strategy.