Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
WOSU News Archives For: February 27, 2008
Thousands of people, bundled in scarves, long overcoats and hats, braved single digit wind chills Wednesday morning, some for an hour, to hear Senator Barack Obama speak at Ohio State. Only the nose bleed section of Saint John Arena had vacant seats.
Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are back on the Ohio campaign trail today. Obama is speaking to a rally this hour on Ohio State’s campus. New York Senator Hillary Clinton is taking her campaign to Appalachian Ohio today. She has scheduled appearances today in Zanesville and Saint Clairsville. Candidate spouses, Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama will make campaign stops in Ohio during the next three days.
Issues facing Ohio were some of the main topics in last night’s Democratic Presidential debate in Cleveland. In the final head-to-head match-up before next week’s Ohio primary, Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama found some common ground on how to help the state’s economy.
About two dozen people watched the Ohio Democratic debate at an AARP-sponsored event in Columbus.
Church leaders in Ohio have joined the list of people trying to help pass a bill that would more closely regulate payday lending. House bill 333 would cap loans at 36 percent – down from the current annual percentage rate of 391 percent.