WOSU News Archives For: January 8, 2008

Land dispute over Lake Erie shore continues

12:00AM
January
8, 2008

That dispute over who owns the strip of land along the Lake Erie shore is continuing to boil in the courts. And two top Democrats – the governor and the attorney general – continue to take different stands on the issue.

Commissioners award contract to union company despite lower bidder

Crews break ground on Huntington Park near the corner of Neil Ave. and Nationwide Blvd.
12:00AM
January 8, 2008

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners Tuesday voted not to award a large construction project to the lowest bidder. Instead, the contract for plumbing work on the Clippers’ new downtown ballpark went to an out-of-state unionized company. Commissioners cite concerns over safety violations and prevailing wage law violations, but the low-bidding company and other business leaders accuse the board of partisan politics.

Ohio’s Primary Does Matter

12:00AM
January
8, 2008

Voters in the New Hampshire Primary get all the power and attention. Ohio primary voters don’t go to the polls until March. That kind of bothers WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee.

Ohio State Loses BCS Championship Bid

12:00AM
January
8, 2008

The Ohio State Buckeyes lost their second straight shot at a national football championship title Monday night. Second ranked LSU defeated Ohio State 38 to 24 at the Superdome in New Orleans.