WOSU News Archives For: March 12, 2008

Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Discourage Theft of Copper and other Metals

12:00AM
March
12, 2008

State senators Wednesday approved a bill that aims to crackdown on metal thieves.

NetJets Stays in Columbus

12:00AM
March
12, 2008

NetJets, the world’s largest private jet company, announced today it will make Columbus the site for a major expansion. Officials say the move will create at least 810 new jobs and build the largest flight safety facility in the world.

Drug enforcement agencies face major budget cuts

12:00AM
March
12, 2008

Law enforcement agencies around Ohio are expressing deep concern about cuts in the federal budget recently approved by the Appropriations Committee. More specifically, they’re worried about cuts to a grant many agencies say is crucial to battling the drug trade.

Special Series Part 1 : The Mechanics Behind the Election

Franklin Co. elections workers feed paper ballots into scanning machines. They were testing the machines with randomly marked ballots prior to Election Day.
12:00AM
March 12, 2008

There’s more to an election than touch screen voting or darkening ovals on a ballot. There’s a lot of teaching and testing that goes on beforehand as WOSU’s Sam Hendren found out prior to the March 4th primary. Here’s part 1 of Series about voting in Franklin County.