WOSU News Archives For: December 1, 2008

Thanks, Sister Rosa Parks

12:00AM
December
1, 2008

This week marks the anniversary of the start of the Montgomery bus boycott. WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee says thanks.

Governor Strickland Heads To Philadelphia For Budget Talks

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December
1, 2008

Governor Strickland is in Philadelphia, where the nation’s governors are meeting today with President-elect Barack Obama. The state leaders will make their case for more federal money for health care programs and for road and bridge repair projects. On Monday, Strickland said Ohio tax revenues are falling short of projections.

Stellar Season for Retailers? Probably Not

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12:00AM
December 1, 2008

Leftover turkey was barely in the fridge Thanksgiving night when thousands of people headed out the door to go shopping. Some retailers wanting to capitalize on the most profitable shopping day of the year – the day after Thanksgiving known as “black Friday” – opened their stores at midnight. One popular destination – the Prime Factory Outlet stores in Jeffersonville. Meanwhile a professor of retail merchandising at Ohio University predicts a less than stellar season for retailers

Depression of 1870′s Felt by Ohio Families

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12:00AM
December 1, 2008

In the current economic downturn, the Great Depression has been receiving a great deal of attention.