WOSU News Archives For: August 26, 2008

As Economy Falters, More Ohioans Classified As Poor

12:00AM
August
26, 2008

The Census Bureau Tuesday reported new numbers on poverty, income and health insurance. It’s an annual snapshot of the economic well-being of nation’s households.

Arson Charges Are Pending in Early Morning Fire

12:00AM
August
26, 2008

Columbus firefighters say arson charges are pending against a woman who received first and second degree burns in a fire early Tuesday on the southwest side of the city.

OSU Researchers Say Flower Blooms Provide Clues To Pest Management.

12:00AM
August
26, 2008

The late-blooming flowers in Ohio’s state gardens and arboretums are wonderful to look at and teach us about horticulture. They may also help scientists and land managers use less insecticide and do a better job of controlling pests at the same time.

Democratic Convention Has Ohio Flavor Today

12:00AM
August
26, 2008

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today addresses the Democratic National Convention.

Public Schools Score Higher Grades.

12:00AM
August
26, 2008

Ohio education officials say 85% of public school districts in Ohio now rank effective, excellent or excellent with distinction. It’s a record percentage for the state.