Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: January 5, 2009
With a sinking economy as the backdrop, the 128th session of the Ohio General Assembly Monday opened in Columbus.
A man whose name is well known to two generations of college students died last week. Former Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell was the force behind – the Pell Grant program. The program has helped tens of millions of Americans go to college since its start in 1972. WOSU commentator Jerolyn Barbee is thankful for Pell Grants, but says more needs to be done to make college affordable.
With the holidays officially over and scales mysteriously weighing five to tens pounds heavier, people, traditionally, are ready to get back in the gym. But with money tight this year some New Year’s resolution-makers might not want the extra expense of a fitness club membership. WOSU reports fitness industry experts expect first quarter membership numbers to be below normal.