WOSU News Archives For: January 27, 2009

Governor Sees No Shortage of Suggestions before State of the State

12:00AM
January
27, 2009

GOP lawmakers and health care reform advocates are promoting their ideas to fix the state budget, one day before Gov. Ted Strickland delivers his State of the Statespeech.

Columbus Police Recruits are Laid Off Before Being Sworn In

12:00AM
January
27, 2009

City officials today told 27 Columbus police recruits they are being laid off for budget reasons.

Health Officials Pinpoint Search for Cause of Salmonella Outbreak

12:00AM
January
27, 2009

State health officials say they are getting closer to confirming a link between peanut butter products and a nationwide salmonella outbreak. As a national study continues, Ohio has reported the highest number of cases in the country with 68, one resulting in death

Strickland Getting Advice From Both Sides

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12:00AM
January 27, 2009

As Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, a Democrat, gets ready to deliver his yearly state-of-the-state address, he’s being given all sorts of advice. It’s coming from state legislators and from advocacy groups on both sides of the political spectrum. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has some examples.

Dealing with Ohio Cabin Fever – 19th Century Style

12:00AM
January
27, 2009

Cold temperatures, perpetual overcast skies and snow have many Central Ohioans feeling a bit of cabin fever. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz tells us 19th century Ohioans coped with the winter doldrums.

Ohio Lawmakers Eye Revenue Sources.

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12:00AM
January 27, 2009

If government spending cuts alone are not enough to fill a projected $7,000,000,000 dollar hole in Ohio’s next two-year state budget, legislators may have to answer a question they’d rather not face. What’s the better way to raise cash, gambling casinos or a tax hike.

Winter Storm Forces New Round Of School Closings And Delays.

12:00AM
January
27, 2009

A winter storm moving up the Ohio River Valley from Arkansas is forcing some school closings and delays this morning.