Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: 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.
City officials today told 27 Columbus police recruits they are being laid off for budget reasons.
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
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.
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.
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.
A winter storm moving up the Ohio River Valley from Arkansas is forcing some school closings and delays this morning.