WOSU News Archives For: January 15, 2008

Fugitive Marine On Columbus Billboards

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12:00AM
January 15, 2008

A North Carolina prosecutor says an autopsy has left unanswered the question of whether a pregnant Marine from Ohio gave birth before she was killed. But the coroner for the Camp Lejeune area says they have determined that the death of Lance Corporal Maria Lauterbach was from a head injury. Authorities are looking for Marine Corporal Cesar Laurean, a suspect in the death of Lauterbach. They are using billboards as part of an effort to locate Laurean.

Ohio Republicans to hold secret election meeting

12:00AM
January
15, 2008

Ohio’s top elections official says leaders of Ohio’s Republican party are trying to inject politics into the voting process by holding secret meetings with republican county election officials.

Make telemarketer do-not-call list permanent?

12:00AM
January
15, 2008

In 2003, millions of Americans – including hundreds of thousands of Ohioans – put their names on the national “Do not call” list so they wouldn’t be bothered by phone calls from telemarketers. What some people didn’t realize was that signing the list stops the calls only for five years. That’s why there’s a question over over what to do now.

As goes Michigan, so goes Ohio?

12:00AM
January
15, 2008

The political leanings of Michigan voters will be revealed later today as ballots are counted for the state’s Presidential primary. But, the Michigan vote may also present a preview of Ohio’s picks for the Presidency.

Senator touts OSU research, renewable energy

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown talks with OSU Center for Automotive Research director Giorgio Rizzoni
12:00AM
January 15, 2008

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown today took his campaign for what he calls a comprehensive energy policy to Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research.