WOSU News Archives For: December 29, 2008

Possible Rape Suspect in Custody

12:00AM
December
29, 2008

Police in Columbus say they have a man in custody who is a potential suspect in a series of rapes dating back to June. Seven women reported being assaulted since then.

New Study Warns of Surgeon Shortage

12:00AM
December
29, 2008

If you’ve waited a long time in an emergency room lately – it’s probably not because there are more patients- but because there are fewer physicians. And it’s not just primary care doctors that are in short supply. New research predicts that as early as 2010 there won’t be enough general surgeons to keep up with current demand.

Licking County Man Laid Off from Three Jobs in Four Years

12:00AM
December
29, 2008

Job losses are expanding throughout blue collar and white collar sectors, and the faces of those without work are the faces of friends, family, neighbors, co-workers.

Jobless Rate Reaches Double Digits In Northwest Ohio.

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12:00AM
December 29, 2008

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reveals Van Wert County suffers the highest unemployment rate in the state.