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WOSU News Archives For: May 13, 2009
Thousands of military veterans will be able to attend Ohio’s public colleges and universities for free when the federal GI Bill takes effect this summer. But state officials are promoting that now. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.
About 3,300 supporters of charter schools rallied at the Ohio Statehouse today. The group wants lawmakers to give charter schools more money. But how much more is the question. And as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, the ultimate answer could lead to a court battle.
The CEO of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation is defending the demolition of the City Center Mall as the best option for the site. Guy Worley spoke Wednesday to the Columbus Metropolitan Club
Environmental activists are pushing Ohio to toughen building standards for new houses, so they’d be required to use the most energy-efficient insulation, doors, windows, and furnaces. Companies that build houses are warning – that kind of mandate could kill jobs and drag Ohio’s economy down even further. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.