Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: January 23, 2008
The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case challenging how coroners handle body parts left over from an autopsy. It’s common practice for coroners to keep a brain or other organs for testing and return the rest of the body to the family for burial or cremation. But some people want coroners to give families a chance to get the organs back for burial.
Ohio legislators are continuing to hear conflicting testimony about whether they should keep having state government control electricity rates. At the moment, the Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to lose its regulatory power over electric bills, starting next year. But the Ohio Senate has approved a bill bringing back government price controls and a legislative committee in the house is now looking at it.
Representatives of Ohio’s county election officials voted unanimously today (Wednesday) to oppose the secretary of state’s recommendation that all Ohio counties scrap their touch-screen voting machines and return to paper ballots.