WOSU News Archives For: August 14, 2008

Ohio GOP and Democrats At Odds Over Voting Procedure

12:00AM
August
14, 2008

This election is the first presidential contest where Ohioans are allowed to vote early through no-excuse, absentee balloting.

Board Reaches Impasse on Weekend Voting

12:00AM
August
14, 2008

Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner will decide whether Franklin County voters cast ballots on weekends before the November election. During a meeting Thursday members of the Board of Elections disagreed on weekend balloting.

TSA Unveils New Plan for Security Checkpoints

Family Lane at Port Columbus
12:00AM
August 14, 2008

Homeland Security officials today unveiled a new cuing system for passengers going through security at Port Columbus.

State Lawmaker Wants To Revisit Smoking Ban

12:00AM
August
14, 2008

In the year the state’s smoking ban has been in effect, most Ohioans have gotten used to it, whether they like it or not. Now a lawmaker says the law needs exemptions that voters wanted in the first place.