WOSU News Archives For: December 7, 2007

Belize drug dealer sentenced to 17 years in federal prison

12:00AM
December
7, 2007

A Belize man involved in a drug run from Mexico to Columbus was sentenced in Federal Court today. The man and his two brothers recruited young people from the area to smuggle cocaine and marijuana in oversized sneakers.

New Gambling Plan Angers Race Track Owners

12:00AM
December
7, 2007

For years, Ohio race tracks have lobbied unsuccessfully for the right to host slot machines or other new forms of gambling. Now, there is a new plan to expand gambling in Ohio but the racetracks do not like it.

Ohio’s Economy Struggles to Create Jobs

12:00AM
December
7, 2007

The rest of the country may be seeing good news on the job front, but Ohio workers continue to suffer.

Emergency Food Supplies Keep Dwindling.

12:00AM
December
7, 2007

Area foodbank officials will meet today to consider whether to spend some of next year’s allocated funds to re-stock emergency foodshelves now. Pantries and foodbanks in Central Ohio say increasing demand for food has depleted supplies.

New Snow Forces School Delays and Closings

12:00AM
December
7, 2007

Light snow began falling before dawn in Central Ohio. The National Weather Service has posted a snow advisory for the region. Forecasters say an additional one to three inches will fall before the storm moves to the Appalachian Mountains.