WOSU News Archives For: September 18, 2008

Candidates for Ohio Attorney General Differ on Process to Hire Outside Counsel

12:00AM
September
18, 2008

A familiar debate is taking shape in the race for Ohio Attorney General as candidates talk about the process they would use to hire outside law firms to do work for the A-G’s office.

Invalid Signatures are a Problem for Supporters of a Ballot Issue to Overturn Ohio’s Tough New Law on Payday Lenders

12:00AM
September
18, 2008

The supporters of a ballot issue that would toss out Ohio’s new crackdown on payday lenders could be in trouble.

Landscapers clean up in more ways than one

A landscaper throws debris into a huge pile that will become mulch.
12:00AM
September 18, 2008

Long after the power is restored, the cleanup will continue. Tree limbs and branches line nearly every street in Central ohio Although it may be unfortunate for the people who lost trees due to the high winds from remnants of Hurricane Ike, landscapers and mulching companies are cleaning up – in more ways than one.

Windstorm Leaves Extensive Tree Damage at Great Circle Mound

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12:00AM
September 18, 2008

Officials with the Ohio Historical Society say the Great Circle Earthworks in Newark suffered the greatest tree damage of the society’s 75 sites statewide.

Ohio Court Strikes Down Ban on Guns in Parks

12:00AM
September
18, 2008

The Ohio Supreme Court has struck down a law in the city of Clyde that banned people from carrying concealed guns in a public park.

Power Outages Force Columbus To Close Schools Again.

12:00AM
September
18, 2008

Utility crews are battling the dark for a fifth day today while some Ohio students return to class for the first time since remnants of Hurricane Ike struck on Sunday. Ohio power companies report that about 900,000 homes and businesses still have no power, down from a high of 2.6 million after the wind storm hit.