WOSU News Archives For: June 25, 2008

Kroger and USDA Issue Recall for Ground Beef

12:00AM
June
25, 2008

The USDA late Wednesday issued a recall regarding ground beef sold by Kroger.

Insurance Industry Warns Against “Chop Shops”

Mechanics strip a truck in less than 15 minutes
12:00AM
June 25, 2008

You’d think with Lojack, On-star and global positioning satellites, car thievery would be a dying industry. But experts say its not.

Study: Demand for Mass Transit Rising Sharply

12:00AM
June
25, 2008

A new study shows Ohioans who received economic stimulus checks from the federal government probably spent most of that money on gasoline.

Governor Seeks State Savings through Group Discounts

12:00AM
June
25, 2008

Gov. Ted Strickland has ordered stateagencies to buy paper clips, airplane propellers and all other supplies as a group when possible, which could save up to $72 million a year.

E.coli cases linked to one source; Investigators hunt for supplier

12:00AM
June
25, 2008

Investigators continue to look for the source of the E.coli outbreak that has sickened about three dozen people in Ohio and Michigan. Ground beef is one source. The Ohio Departments of Health and Agriculture say a sample of ground beef that tested positive for E-coli is linked genetically to the strain that made people sick. The next step is to find out the meat’s original source.

Portsmouth Man Faces Legal Trouble For Rock Removal.

12:00AM
June
25, 2008

An Ohio man is facing trial in Kentucky for taking an 8-ton rock out of the Ohio River. That boulder is considered an artifact on both sides of the river, and the situation is rocking officials in both states.

A Fight for the Christian Vote in Ohio

12:00AM
June
25, 2008

New poll shows religious Ohioans voting more independent, less Republican.