WOSU News Archives For: January 2, 2008

Ohio Senate Leaders Look Back at 2007

12:00AM
January
2, 2008

The leaders of the Ohio Senate seem to have a lot in common; they are both pleased with what was accomplished in their chamber in 2007, a year some called a very slow one. But they disagree strongly on some issues, and at least one could come up for a debate in the next few months.

Obama Files for Ohio Ballot

12:00AM
January
2, 2008

The first of the presidential candidates filed today for the Ohio ballot. Barack Obama’s campaign gathered with supporters and elected officials from all over the state to hand over the petitions to the Ohio Secretary of State. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman led the contingent.

Ohio National Guard prepares for deployment

12:00AM
January
2, 2008

The Ohio National Guard is preparing for its largest single unit deployment since World War Two. 1600 guard members from Ohio and 950 from Michigan begin active duty this week and are headed to Kuwait to support troops in Iraq.