WOSU News Archives For: October 10, 2008

Barack Obama Looks for Votes in Appalachian Ohio

12:00AM
October
10, 2008

After surging ahead in several public opinion polls in Ohio, Democrat Barack Obama tried to preserve that lead Friday.

Historian Sees Few Similarities Between the Crash of ’29, the Great Depression and Now

12:00AM
October
10, 2008

Ohio University historian Paul Milazzo says the current financial crisis is unlike either the Crash of 1929 or the Great Depression of the 1930′s.

People still consider real estate investments at sheriff’s auction despite credit freeze

12:00AM
October
10, 2008

As a result of the mortgage meltdown and financial crisis, banks have frozen credit. So many Americans will find it tough to get a loan. WOSU went to the Franklin County Sheriff’s auction today to find out if people can afford foreclosed properties.

Federal Judge Orders Ohio Elections Official To Verify Voter Rolls.

12:00AM
October
10, 2008

A federal judge has ordered Ohio’s top elections official to verify the identity of newly registered voters by matching them with other government documents. U.S. District Judge George C. Smith in Columbus ruled that Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner must perform verification required by the Help America Vote Act.