WOSU News Archives For: November 17, 2008

Federal Judge Hears Provisional Ballot Case

12:00AM
November
17, 2008

A federal judge in Columbus says he’ll rule by Thursday on whether 1,000 disputed provisional ballots should be counted. The ballots were cast in Franklin County and could determine the outcome of the 15th Congressional District race.

How ‘Bout Dem Apples??? A Look at Ohio’s Apple History

12:00AM
November
17, 2008

Fall in Ohio is full of traditions: sightseeing in the Hocking Hills, raking leaves, watching Ohio State beat Michigan. WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz explains the roots of another fall tradition.

Industry Analyst Predicts Temporary Rescue For U-S Automakers.

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12:00AM
November 17, 2008

Miami University professor James Rubenstein closely monitors the auto industry. He says domestic auto makers are trying to weather what he calls a “cyclical crash” as car sales have dropped by nearly half in the past several months.

Ohio Legislature Again Takes Pass On Diabetes Insurance

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12:00AM
November 17, 2008

For the seventh straight legislative session, Ohio health advocates have failed to convince lawmakers to force all health insurance policies to pay for diabetes equipment and supplies. Legislators are preparing to end their latest two-year session without voting on a proposal the activists keep pushing.

Federal Judge Expected To Rule Today In Ballot Dispute.

12:00AM
November
17, 2008

U-S District Judge Algenon Marbley is expected to rule this morning whether he has the authority to temporarily halt the counting of Franklin County’s provisional ballots. The action stems from a lawsuit filed by two voters in support of 15th Congressional candidate Steve Stivers, a Republican.