WOSU News Archives For December 2007

New Mayor Says Urbancrest Future Will Build on Rich History

Joseph Barnes, Senior, incoming mayor of Urbancrest
12:00AM
December 31, 2007

The small village of Urbancrest in southwest Franklin County begins the new year with a new mayor. He won the office on a coin toss after a recount failed to change the vote of 66 to 66.

School Funding Still Dragging Its Feet

12:00AM
December
31, 2007

Ohioans have been waiting more than a decade for big changes in the way schools are funded. They will likely have to wait at least another year.

Unsealed Documents Detail Lethal Injection Procedure in Ohio

12:00AM
December
28, 2007

Newly unsealed documents have revealed amissing log that documents the last hours of the first inmate executed by injection in Ohio.

House Leaders Focus on Quality not Quantity of Laws Passed in 2007

12:00AM
December
28, 2007

It was a slow year at the Statehouse, but the leaders of the Ohio House say they’re proud of all they did.

March Ballot Issues approved

12:00AM
December
28, 2007

Franklin County Board of Elections to another step toward finalizing the March 4, 2008 primary election ballot.

Ohio’s Language Programs in Trouble

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12:00AM
December 27, 2007

A new report from the Ohio’s Foreign Language Advisory Council says changes need to be made to the state’s language programs.

ACLU: Change to Optical Scan Voting in Cuyahoga County Would Violate State Law

12:00AM
December
27, 2007

A voting rights organization Thursday is urging the Cuyahoga County elections board not to use central count optical scan voting for the presidential primary in Ohio on March 4th.

Ohio Supreme Court Holds Pain-and-Suffering Law Constitutional

N/A
12:00AM
December 27, 2007

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled constitutional –a new state law that limits the amount of money injured people who sue may collect for damages above and beyond their medical bills and lost work-days.

Ohioans Help Presidential Campaigns In Iowa

12:00AM
December
27, 2007

The Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary are just days away. And while Ohio’s presidential primaries isn’t until March 4th, Ohio natives are in the middle of the campaign fever pitch.

Hundreds of Air Passengers Stranded in Columbus

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12:00AM
December 26, 2007

Hundreds of airplane passengers have been stranded in Columbus during the Christmas holiday because a new discount airline is having problems with its planes.