WOSU News Archives For: August 12, 2008

Franklin Co. Commission Opposes Union Co. Egg Farm

12:00AM
August
12, 2008

Another government body has gone on record opposing the Hi-Q Egg farm proposed for Union County. On Tuesday the Franklin County Commission expressed its opposition to the 6-million-chicken facility. The resolution comes as one of the Franklin County Commissioners is looking for votes in Union County.

Obama’s Ohio Plan Features Statewide Grassroots

12:00AM
August
12, 2008

Top campaign officials from the Barack Obama campaign and governor Ted Strickland Tuesday laid out the Democrat’s plan to win Ohio’s 20 electoral votes.

Brutus on Parade Steps Off at Schottenstein Center

Tin Man Brutus
12:00AM
August 12, 2008

The area around the Schottenstein Center on the Ohio State University campus is sprouting some colorful characters with names like Blarney, Adventure, First in Space.

Cutting Programs Puts Kids at Risk

12:00AM
August
12, 2008

In these final weeks of summer parents everywhere are struggling to keep their kids busy. In the inner city, programs to keep kids involved in positive activities is especially important. But as WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee says, many of those activities are threatened with cuts.

Ohio’s Attorney General Urges Shoppers Read Fine Print.

12:00AM
August
12, 2008

Ohio’s Attorney General is warning Ohioans to read the fine print when they go shop back to school sales. Spokeswoman Nadine Ballard says customers should also look to see whether there’s a restocking fee on an item if it’s returned.