WOSU News Archives For April 2008
The week began with new record-high gasoline prices.
Just a few weeks after an Ohio anti-smoking agency tried to prevent state legislators from siphoning away some of its money, lawmakers are moving to wipe out the agency altogether.
A six-figure anonymous donation was made to the Columbus Symphony Orchestra so the show can go on until May. While that’s good news for many, including the CSO’s board and musicians, the stalemate between the two shows no improvement.
There’s a saying – When one person dies it’s a tragedy, when thousands die, it’s a statistic. As the Iraq War continues, WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee reminds us to look beyond the statistics.
Click the Listen Icon to hear Marilyn’ Smith’s interview with Columbus Symphony Orchestra President Robert “Buzz” Trafford.
More than 150 people showed up for a public hearing at city hall about Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s streetcar proposal. Some people waited more than three hours to address the city council.
Max & Erma’s stock closed up nearly 30 percent Monday on word the Columbus-based restaurant chain is being purchased by a G & R Acquisition Inc of Pittsburgh.
Indiana’s Republican secretary of state says today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the state’s voter ID law means voters can have confidence in elections.
Photojournalism isn’t often considered an art form – for many, it’s just a quick and easy vehicle to communicate the latest news.
It’s only Monday, but it has already been a busy week for the Columbus Division of Fire Bomb Squad after two bomb threats, at two locations, in two days here in Columbus.