WOSU News Archives For: April 29, 2008

Record Gas Prices Bring Out Drivers’ Concern for Less Fortunate

12:00AM
April
29, 2008

The week began with new record-high gasoline prices.

Hottinger Proposal Would End Tobacco Prevention Foundation

12:00AM
April
29, 2008

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.

Despite Season Saving Gift, CSO & Musicians Far Apart

12:00AM
April
29, 2008

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.

Remember Fallen Servicemen and women

12:00AM
April
29, 2008

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.

LISTEN: Extended interview with CSO President Buzz Trafford

12:00AM
April
29, 2008

Click the Listen Icon to hear Marilyn’ Smith’s interview with Columbus Symphony Orchestra President Robert “Buzz” Trafford.

Streetcar forum draws mixed feelings from the public

12:00AM
April
29, 2008

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.