Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: March 19, 2008
Franklin County Commissioners this week approved a program to offer financial assistance to residents at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure.
Flooding closes roads in Pickaway County. Flooding in southwest Ohio might be responsible for the death of a woman found inside a home near the flooded Whitewater River west of Cincinnati. Fire officials say the woman – identified as Betty Lou Wood – appears to have drowned, but the death is still being investigated.
Ohio State’s football team secured the nation’s top ranked recruit Wednesday. WOSU was at a Columbus sports bar to get the immediate reaction from Buckeye fans on their lunch breaks.
As an uncommitted super delegate, Ohio’s democratic U-S senator, Sherrod Brown, is being courted by both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. But, Brown says it won’t be long before the hotly contested democratic race is decided.
Women voters are getting more attention in this presidential season than ever before. In Ohio 59 percent of the electorate was female and the overwhelming majority voted for Hilary Clinton. For African American Ohio women the choice between Clinton and Barack Obama may have been more difficult.