WOSU News Archives For: March 31, 2009

Columbus Bishop Considering Parishes’ Fates

12:00AM
March
31, 2009

The leader of the Columbus Catholic Church is considering how to cope with a problem that dioceses around the country face. Bishop Frederick Campbell is trying to keep churches open through population shifts and a declining number of priests. WOSU reports Central Ohio parishioners soon will know the bishop’s plan.

Cardinal Health Cuts California Jobs

12:00AM
March
31, 2009

Dublin-based Cardinal Health says its Clinical and Medical Products unit will eliminate 1,300 jobs, with most of the cuts made during the next six months, as hospitals cut back on equipment purchases. Cardinal plans to spin the unit off later this year.

Lottery Director Snagged for Ticket Giveaways

12:00AM
March
31, 2009

Governor Strickland today suspended use of promotional lottery tickets following a report by Inspector General Tom Charles.

Appeals Court Delays Hartmann Execution

12:00AM
March
31, 2009

A federal appeals court is delaying the execution of a man convicted of killing an Ohio woman.

Lawmakers Compromise On Transportation Bill.

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12:00AM
March 31, 2009

State lawmakers have reached a deal on a two-year transportation budget that would spend hundreds of millions of dollars in federal stimulus money. House and Senatenegotiators voted to pass the plan. It is expected to pass both the House and Senate and be signed by Gov. Ted Strickland.