WOSU News Archives For: July 28, 2008

Some Police Officers Drop “Tough Guy” Approach to Help Mentally Ill

12:00AM
July
28, 2008

Ohio has trained more than 3,000 police officers how to deal with people who have mental health problems.

Ohioans Reduce Miles Driven and State Tax Base

12:00AM
July
28, 2008

A federal study shows that high gasoline prices are prompting Americans to drive a little less. That’s also happening in Ohio.

Federal Agents Raid Cuyahoga County Administration Building

12:00AM
July
28, 2008

An estimated 200 FBI and IRS agents served search warrants at county offices and homes in Cleveland.

The Central Ohio Transit Authority Will Expand Routes.

12:00AM
July
28, 2008

As more Central Ohioans park their cars for their daily commute, The Central Ohio Transit Authority reports more riders. In response, COTA will increase the number of buses on the city’s busiest routes and work with employers to deliver workers. COTA is riding the wave of double-digit increases in ridership resulting from high fuel costs.

Interest Spikes For OSU Soil Research.

12:00AM
July
28, 2008

This year’s world food crisis may be just a harbinger of what’s to come if droughts, climate change, and poor farming practices continue to make soils less hospitable to agriculture. Ohio State professor Rattan Lal is working on global solutions to these problems, starting right here in central Ohio.