WOSU News Archives For: January 22, 2008

Same-sex households bring in less money, study shows

12:00AM
January
22, 2008

A new study shows thousands of same-sex couples in Ohio are raising kids, but the report also busts what the study’s author calls some common myths.

Stock market plunge bad news for state government

12:00AM
January
22, 2008

The plunge in the stock market might signal a decline in tax revenues for state government in Ohio. That, in turn, could mean a decline in state services.

Fed rate cuts help local stocks

12:00AM
January
22, 2008

Local stocks are recovering this afternoon from an early morning plunge in the market. The Dow Jones plummeted nearly 500 points amid concerns about U.S. and global markets, but rebounded with news of significant cuts in key interest rates.

Many Things Lie Below The Surface of Columbus

12:00AM
January
22, 2008

City of Columbus officials are still tabulating the cost to repair the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Last week a broken water main flooded the building, lifting the floor. The old water main ran underneath the building, and city workers were not aware the pipe was there. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz reminds us there are a lot of things hidden below the surface.

Ohio Considers Controversial Milk Labeling

Cows munch on feed as they're milked on the Zimmerman farm east of Richwood, OH.
12:00AM
January 22, 2008

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is expected to release new rules on milk labeling as early as this week. At issue is whether producers will have the right to label their milk as synthetic growth hormone-free.