WOSU News Archives For: February 21, 2008

Huckabee supporters lobby for Ohio debate and hope for a miracle

12:00AM
February
21, 2008

Despite impossible odds, Ohio supporters of GOP Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee are keeping the faith. They want a media organization to sponsor a debate between him John McCain and Ron Paul. C-N-N canceled its Republican debate in Ohio that was set for next week. WOSU sat down with a couple of central Ohio Huckabee supporters to find out why they want a debate so badly.

NASA’s “Future Forum” Highlights Ohio’s Contributions

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12:00AM
February 21, 2008

NASA celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The space agency is visiting seven U.S. cities to commemorate its past and to promote its role in the future.

Returning to the moon by 2020 is one of the agency’s goals.

At an event hosted Thursday at COSI [co-sigh] in Columbus, the agency’s deputy administrator says NASA has some very ambitious plans.

Presidential Candidates Talk Less About Iraq

12:00AM
February
21, 2008

The economy seems to be the number one focus of most of the presidential candidates these days when they are traveling Ohio.

Columbus searches for its identity

12:00AM
February
21, 2008

Energy, imagination and sex appeal– these are all terms used to describe Columbus’ identity. Last night at a Metropolitan Club forum city residents and young professionals debated Columbus’ image and how it should be marketed to attract more business and culture.

Festival attracts national acts, highlights local musicians

Blues Musician Al Smyth
12:00AM
February 21, 2008

Some of the top blues musicians from places like Chicago and Mississippi will be in Central Ohio this weekend, as the Columbus Blues Alliance Saturday hosts the 13th annual Traditional Acoustic Blues Festival. And as WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, many local musicians will jam along side them.

Ohio Court Ruling Favors Manufacturers

12:00AM
February
21, 2008

At the Ohio Supreme Court today there’s a victory for Ohio manufacturers and a loss for some people injured by faulty products. The justices have ruled that key parts of new laws that put limits on lawsuits by injured workers is constitutional.