With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
WOSU News Archives For: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.