WOSU News Archives For: October 1, 2008

Ohio Voters Likely to Decide Payday Lending Issue

12:00AM
October
1, 2008

It now appears that Ohio voters will indeed get a chance to vote on whether to keep or throw out a new state law that cracks down on payday loan stores.

Coalition wants to make students aware of different kinds of violence

12:00AM
October
1, 2008

A new survey finds that nearly three-quarters of OSU students know some one who has experienced an abusive relationship. The Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence and several central Ohio colleges are using the results to make students aware of the different kinds of relationship violence. The campaign is called It’s Abuse. WOSU spoke with women students at Ohio State to find out how prevalent relationship abuse is among their peers. This report includes offensive language.

Airport Officials Cut Costs to Offset Revenue Decline

12:00AM
October
1, 2008

Facing double-digit declines in passenger and cargo traffic, airport officials are cutting costs at Port Columbus and Rickenbacker.