WOSU News Archives For: January 12, 2009

Ohio’s Unemployment Fund Runs Out

12:00AM
January
12, 2009

Ohio’s unemployment compensation fund has been depleted, forcing the state to begin borrowing federal funds.

2009 Resolution: We All Must Work for Positive Change

12:00AM
January
12, 2009

The new year brings new promise and new promises and a few changes. For WOSU commentator Andrew Miller, the new year means he’ll spend more time behind the wheel of his car.

Two Different Casino Proposals Possible on November Ballot

12:00AM
January
12, 2009

Ohio voters could see two different proposals on the November ballot to legalize gambling casinos. A leader of the legislature says lawmakers should consider putting their own casino measure onto the ballot. Meanwhile, two Cleveland-area entrepreneurs are vowing to put their own proposal onto the ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has more on this unusual scenario.

Ohio’s Senior Senator Calls it Quits

12:00AM
January
12, 2009

George Voinovich says he wants to spend more time with wife and family.

City Schools Work To Reduce “Chronic Truancy”

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12:00AM
January
12, 2009

Columbus City Schools gives high marks to a one year old district program to keep students in class. Project KEY targets six elementary and middle schools. Its aim: boost attendance and help prevent chronic truancy when students reach high school.