Childhood innocence and generosity are apparent in a Dublin boy who mailed his allowance money to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football team. The financially-struggling program will end this season. Sitting down with WOSU, Bennett Williams expresses interest in continuing his mission to help.
WOSU News Archives For June 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.
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.
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.
New poll shows religious Ohioans voting more independent, less Republican.
Five months before election day, Ohio Libertarians are heading to federal court.
Federal judges in Cincinnati want the OhioSupreme Court to clarify a state law restricting the use of a bill that induces abortion that was supposed to go into effect in 2004.
Democrat Franklin County Commissioner and 15th Congressional District candidate Mary Jo Kilroy said the U.S. Congress and everyday people need to step up to help with global warming and the energy crisis.
It’s been said Columbus has always had a bit of an inferiority complex – a feeling of inadequacy when compared to Cleveland and Cincinnati. Historian and WOSU commentator Ed Lentz traces the roots of these feelings.
The Big Darby Creek is one of the cleanest aquatic ecosystems of its size in the Midwest. A new Franklin County initiative to maintain buffer zones along the creek and its tributaries aims to help the Big Darby stay environmentally healthy.
A new Franklin County initiative to maintain buffer zones along the creek and its tributaries aims to help keep the Big Darby healthy.