WOSU News Archives For: May 23, 2008

New bill in legislature to expand Inspector General’s power

12:00AM
May
23, 2008

There’s a new bill in the Ohio legislature that would give the state’s inspector general authority to investigate the state’s top office holders. Some lawmakers say this bill is needed to make sure there’s a way to keep elected statewide leaders accountable for their actions.

GOP presidential candidate John McCain rejects another evangelical endorsement

12:00AM
May
23, 2008

Republican presidential candidate John McCain is now rejecting the endorsement he’d received months ago from Ohio televangelist Rod Parsley.

Asian Festival to raise money for Myanmar and China natural disaster victims

Sumo wrestlers practice Friday afternoon for the weekend's Asian Festival.
12:00AM
May 23, 2008

Volunteers at Franklin Park were there early today getting ready for the Asian Festival that’s expected to draw in thousands of people. And this year’s festival will focus on more than just fun. It will be a fund-raising venue for the natural disaster victims in Myanmar and China.