WOSU News Archives For: September 8, 2008

Ohio Church says IRS Found No Improper Politics from Pulpit

12:00AM
September
8, 2008

A church that faced allegations ofimproperly endorsing a gubernatorial candidate says the Internal Revenue Service has cleared it of wrongdoing.

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader rallies in Bexley

12:00AM
September
8, 2008

Another Presidential candidate visited Columbus Monday. But he has virtually no chance of winning the White House. Independent candidate Ralph Nader rallied supporters in Bexley.

Caring for Children is a Concern of Everyone

12:00AM
September
8, 2008

The US Census Bureau says nearly 30 percent of Columbus children live in poverty. WOSU Commentator Elizabeth Martinez says that number should worry all of us, not just the families caring for those children.

Ohioans Help NASA Find “Space Dust.”

12:00AM
September
8, 2008

People from across Ohio and around the globe have been helping NASA find tiny specks of interstellar dust. In the final installment of our series on citizen science, WOSU’s Jonathan Hickman reports on how Ohioans are sifting through high-tech NASA instruments on the screens of their home computers.

Ohio Citizen Scientists Seek ‘Ultimate Insect.’

12:00AM
September
8, 2008

Ohio Citizens are helping to study a family of creatures that make up a big part of a baby bird’s diet spiders. In the second of WOSU’s series on citizen science, Jonathan Hickman reports on the Ohio Spider Survey.

Upper Arlington Challenges Ballot Initiative onTrash

12:00AM
September
8, 2008

Trash has been a contentious issue in Upper Arlington ever since the city council privatized solid waste collection. Some residents want the city service back and they are trying to get the issue on the November ballot. The City of Upper Arlington is challenging the ballot initiative.