WOSU News Archives For: January 26, 2009

Firefighters Approve; Four Unions Reject Mayor’s Call for Pay Freeze

12:00AM
January
26, 2009

Columbus firefighters Monday agreed to give up their pay raises this year to help the city balance its budget – the only union representing city employees to make that promise so far. In return, Mayor Coleman promises that no firefighters will be laid off.

Ohio Braces For Mid-Winter Storm.

12:00AM
January
26, 2009

The National Weather Service says between 3 inches and 5 inches of snow could fall in southwest, central, and southeast Ohio beginning tonight through Wednesday. Meteorologist Dahrlie Woodrum says snow will arrive in Central Ohio early Tuesday morning as low pressure moves out of the Southern Great Plains.