WOSU News Archives For: March 16, 2009

Columbus Area Arts Organizations Struggle in Current Economy

12:00AM
March
16, 2009

The Franklin county Commission is expected Tuesday to approve $600,000 to help local arts and cultural organizations stay afloat.

Sister of Teen on Trial for Killing Twin Brother Testifies He’s A “Peacemaker”

12:00AM
March
16, 2009

Money was a focus of Monday’s testimony in the murder trial of a Columbus teen accused of killing his twin brother last January. The teens’ sister tried to refute a possible motive presented by the prosecution.

St. Pat’s – A Day to Celebrate All Immigants

12:00AM
March
16, 2009

Tuesday is St. Patrick’s Day – the day when Irish Americans celebrate their heritage. Local Historian and WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz says the celebration should not be limited to those wearing green.

Rural Foreclosures Also On the Rise

12:00AM
March
16, 2009

Ohio’s big cities continue to have most of the home foreclosures, but there’s a growing number of foreclosures far from urban areas.

Technologies Can Help Those With MS

12:00AM
March
16, 2009

Tens of thousands of people in Ohio live with multiple sclerosis. MS is a neurological disease that can often make everyday tasks more difficult. Using a computer can be especially hard. Now the National MS Society is bringing people with MS computer tools that can make their lives easier.

Survey Shows More Ohio Children Insured.

12:00AM
March
16, 2009

A new study shows that, compared to 2004, Ohio now has fewer children without medical insurance. But, more adults lack health coverage. The study was released this morning.

Recycling: A Double-Edged Sword?

12:00AM
March
16, 2009

The Franklin County landfill is not as trashy as it has been in the past, and part of that is because more people are doing just want they’ve been asked: recycle. But less garbage means less money on which to run operations. So the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio is considering accepting out-of-town waste as a way to boost revenue.