WOSU News Archives For: April 2, 2008

Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Compromise on Economic Stimulus Package

12:00AM
April
2, 2008

For several weeks, it appeared that Democratic Governor Ted Strickland’s mammoth job-creation proposal would be stalled by the legislature.

New Economic Stimulus Plan Uses Millions in Tobacco Money

12:00AM
April
2, 2008

The economic stimulus plan being promoted by Governor Strickland and Republican legislative leaders would take hundreds of millions of dollars from tobacco education efforts.

FBI: Convicted National Century Executives Planned to Flee U.S.

12:00AM
April
2, 2008

Attorneys for four men arrested today oncharges they were planning to flee the country before being sentenced on fraud charges are disputing the arrests.

AEP chief executive preaches importance of alt ernative energy, practicality of coal

12:00AM
April
2, 2008

The Chief executive officer of American Electric Power spoke on the Ohio State University campus today. The main message: alternative sources of energy still have a ways to go…

Huntington Park on Schedule, County Commisioner Says

These Clippers seats at Cooper Stadium will be empty next spring when the minor league baseball team moves to the new Huntington Park
12:00AM
April 2, 2008

The Columbus Clippers baseball team will play one last season in Cooper stadium beginning Thursday night. The team is expected to move to the new Huntington Park stadium downtown a year from now.

Regents Chancellor Wants Academic Semesters Not Quarters

12:00AM
April
2, 2008

Several of Ohio’s larger public universities schedule classes on the quarter system rather than the semester system. Board of Regents Chancellor Eric Fingerhut says he wants a common academic calendar across the University system. That would mean quarters replaced by semesters.