WOSU News Archives For June 2008

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.

Libertarians to Take Ballot Complaint to Federal Court

12:00AM
June
23, 2008

Five months before election day, Ohio Libertarians are heading to federal court.

Federal Court Asks Ohio Supreme Court to look at RU-486 Law

12:00AM
June
23, 2008

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.

Congressional Hopeful Kilroy Pushes Alternative Energy

Democrat U.S. Congressional candidate Mary Jo Kilroy with president of the League of Conservation Voters, Gene Karpinski. The LCV announced its endorsement for Kilroy.
12:00AM
June 23, 2008

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.

Columbus – Sometimes Being in the Middle Isn’t Bad

12:00AM
June
23, 2008

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.

Franklin County Moves To Further Protect Big Darby Creek.

12:00AM
June
23, 2008

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.

Buffers Help Keep Big Darby Clean

12:00AM
June
23, 2008

A new Franklin County initiative to maintain buffer zones along the creek and its tributaries aims to help keep the Big Darby healthy.