WOSU News Archives For: February 7, 2008

Despite concerns, Dublin failed to install safety device in interchange ponds

The south pond at the interchange of Rt. 161 and Avery Road in Dublin
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February 7, 2008

In recent years, two cars have sunk into a pond at an elaborate Dublin interchange and two men have died. Now WOSU news has learned that despite significant safety concerns, the city never installed a safety measure designed to keep vehicles from sinking.

Lawmakers Question Strickland’s Budget Cuts

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February
7, 2008

Some Ohio legislators are skeptical that the state government is facing a money shortfall that’s so big, it justifies spending cuts that Governor Ted Strickland has ordered.

Governor’s Early College Plan Draws Mixed Reviews

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February
7, 2008

Educators are both applauding and raising questions about Governor Strickland’s proposal to offer eligible high schoolers free tuition.

Trial begins in National Century fraud case

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February
7, 2008

Testimony began Thursday in federal court in Columbus in the fraud trial of five former executives of National Century Financial Enterprises. The defendants are accused of multiple counts of fraud that cost investors nearly $2 billion.