WOSU News Archives For: December 16, 2008

House Limits Days for Early Voting

12:00AM
December
16, 2008

The Republican-led Ohio House has voted to shrink the state’s popular early voting period that drew long lines before the Nov. 4 election.

House Ok’s Veteran Bonuses

12:00AM
December
16, 2008

The Ohio House has voted to award bonuses to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars using $200 million from the state’s rainy day fund.

Outerbelt Reopens After Fatal Crash

12:00AM
December
16, 2008

I-270 northbound on the west side of Columbus has reopened after being shut down for 6 hours because of a fatal accident.

History: Tax Hikes Often Used in Times of Crisis

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12:00AM
December 16, 2008

With Ohio government facing a multi-billion dollar budget deficit, Governor Ted Strickland hopes cuts and federal aid will plug the money shortfall. But history tells us tax hikes are also possible.

Crash Closes West Outerbelt

12:00AM
December
16, 2008

A multiple vehicle accident on I-270 northbound just before Roberts Road has claimed the life of one person and closed the busy highway for the morning commute.