WOSU News Archives For: May 22, 2008

Carmakers respond to rising demands for fuel efficient cars

12:00AM
May
22, 2008

Higher fuel prices are driving more people to choose vehicles that get higher gas mileage. And car makers – including Honda in Marysville – are scrambling to keep up. The factory shut down production Thrusday and Friday to adjust inventory levels.

Age Progression Photo Seeks to Find Woman Missing 50 Years

Missing person notice looks for woman missing since 1958.
12:00AM
May 22, 2008

National Missing Children’s Day is this Sunday. Each year Ohio law enforcement receives thousands of reports about missing young people. One of the tools experts are using is a technique called age progression’ – it’s an artist’s rendering that represents the appearance of a child as he or she ages. Recently Central Ohio residents received a missing person notice that uses the technique.

New Ohio poll: Hillary leads McCain, Obama trails

12:00AM
May
22, 2008

A new poll continues to suggest that Hilliary Clinton would do better than Barack Obama against John McCain in Ohio and other eastern swing states.

Grocery Store Opens In Near East Side Neighborhood.

12:00AM
May
22, 2008

On East Main Street in Columbus, a new grocery store opened Wednesday. The Sav-a-Lot store will try to make a profit in an area that other grocers abandoned years ago.

Ohio House Votes For Jobs Plan

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12:00AM
May 22, 2008

The Ohio House of Representatives has approved a two-pronged plan to create jobs while boosting high-tech research, paying for highway improvements, and funding college internships. If state senators add their okay, Ohio voters will help decide part of the plan.