WOSU News Archives For: July 2, 2008

“No Refusal Weekend” in Columbus

12:00AM
July
2, 2008

Columbus police plan to spend the holiday weekend cracking down on drunk drivers. From July 3rd through the 5th, police will have extra traffic officers working overtime, and those suspected of driving under the influence may face additional consequences.

Candidate Kilroy Wants All Alternative Fuel Cars by 2020

12:00AM
July
2, 2008

Members of Congress and the President are trading blame for rising gas prices. President Bush says Congress continues to block offshore oil drilling. In Columbus Wednesday Illinois Congressman Rahm Emanuel says Mr. Bush forced Congress to block programs that Democrats believe would lead to energy independence.

Advocates Want Changes To Ohio Purchase Policies.

12:00AM
July
2, 2008

Some unions, religious and social advocacy groups say Ohio is using taxpayer dollars to support sweatshops overseas.

Obama Discusses Faith In Southeast Ohio

Sen. Barack Obama in Zanesville
12:00AM
July 2, 2008

Standing on the steps of a Zanesville food pantry, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama yesterday unveiled his plan to strengthen ties between the White House and faith-based groups. Obama says he wants to expand a Bush Administration program to help fight poverty and meet emergency needs.