WOSU News Archives For: October 29, 2008

Battle Over Casino Gambling in Ohio is Increasingly Bitter

12:00AM
October
29, 2008

With less than a week before election day, the contest over that gambling casino ballot issue is growing more and more bitter.

Cuts to Force Temporary Closure of Historic Sites

12:00AM
October
29, 2008

The Ohio Historical Society plans to close 14 historic sites and museums for one week next spring because of budget cuts and a revenue shortfall.

Columbus Somalis Gain U.S. Citizenship, Head For The Polls

12:00AM
October
29, 2008

Columbus’ Somali population has evolved from a refugee community in the middle to late 1990s to an estimated population of 40,000 or more with thriving businesses, social organizations, and neighborhood mosques. And during this presidential election year, its estimated Somalis who have now gained U.S. citizenship will cast 10,000 or more votes.