WOSU News Archives For: February 20, 2008

Large Scale Collection of Emerald Ash Borers to Begin This Spring

12:00AM
February
20, 2008

State agriculture officials have a new way to try to stop a tree-killing insect. They will begin hanging more than 7,000 traps this spring to catch the Emerald Ash Borer. The Asian insect has damaged or killed an estimated 25 million ash trees in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.

Backers Say Sick Leave Bill on Hold

12:00AM
February
20, 2008

Backers of a bill to give Ohio workers paid sick days say they’ve been given assurance that members of the state legislature will allow it to have a hearing.

Columbus Tries Council to Recruit Women and Minority Police Applicants

12:00AM
February
20, 2008

The first meeting of the Columbus police division’s Diversity Recruiting Council was held Tuesday evening. The council is made up of members who will represent the city’s various ethic groups. The intent is to try to bring greater diversity to Columbus’s police force.