WOSU News Archives For: June 18, 2008

Is Central Ohio’s Flood Control Adequate?

Alum Creek Dam: Part of Central Ohio's flood control system
12:00AM
June 18, 2008

Flooding along the Mississippi River has already caused 1-point-5 billion dollars in damage. With more and more levees failing, more devastation is expected. Central Ohio’s levee system – and the Scioto River – are small in comparison. But is major flooding possible here?

Ohioans Will Likely Pay More for Corn-related Products

12:00AM
June
18, 2008

Ohio has been spared the record flooding in Iowa and elsewhere, but residents will still pay higher prices for corn products.

Judge Strikes Down Ohio Law for Second Time

12:00AM
June
18, 2008

A judge has struck down a law that limitsthe amount contractors can give to the political campaigns of officials with whom they do business.