WOSU News Archives For: May 15, 2009

Rep. Kilroy Calls For Auto Franchise Trimming Moratorium

12:00AM
May
15, 2009

Yesterday Chrysler notified dozens of Ohio dealers that their franchises would be terminated. Today General Motors is doing the same thing. Ohio Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy is calling for a one-month delay in the terminations.

Chrysler Dealers Might Seek Remedy Under State Law

12:00AM
May
15, 2009

On Thursday Chrysler announced it was trimming its franchise dealer ranks by about 25 percent around the U.S. The cuts affect more than 3 dozen dealers in Ohio. General Motors is expected to make its own announcement of cuts soon. But Ohio dealers may have some recourse under state law.

Indianola Middle School Centennial

12:00AM
May
15, 2009

It’s been 100 years since the first junior high school was introduced in the United States. That school was Indianola Junior High School which is now Indianola Middle School here in Columbus. A centennial celebration will take place at the school on Friday, May 15, 2009.