WOSU News Archives For: August 19, 2008

Ohio State students: Underage people will still drink

12:00AM
August
19, 2008

OSU President Gordon Gee and other university Presidents around the nation draw both praise and scorn for their call for an examination of the legal drinking age. The university leaders want lawmakers to open a debate on whether to lower the legal drinking age from 21 to 18. The leaders have succeeded in one aspect; they’ve opened a debate.

NFIB Study Says Mandatory Sick Leave is a “Job Killer”

12:00AM
August
19, 2008

A group of independent businesses in Ohio says the mandatory sick leave ballot issue is a job killer, according to a study they’ve paid for.

Secretary of State Stands By Early Voting Order

12:00AM
August
19, 2008

Republicans are still waiting for the Secretary of State to take back an order that the GOP says will open the door to voter fraud.

Curfew Joint Venture with YMCA Nears End

12:00AM
August
19, 2008

Only one week remains for the night curfew program that’s being operated by the City of Columbus and the YMCA. It’s an effort to remove young people who are on the street past certain hours.