WOSU News Archives For: May 19, 2009

Hundreds Rally For Slots At Racetracks

12:00AM
May
19, 2009

More than 300 Ohioans who breed, feed, and race horses rallied at the statehouse in Columbus today, proclaiming that legalizing slot machines at race tracks was the best way to save their sinking industry in the Buckeye State. Correspondent Bill Cohen was there too. Here is his report.

OSU Student Serves Up Rhymes On The Side

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12:00AM
May 19, 2009

Most people visit Ohio State’s Recreation and Physical Activity Center to work out – and inside the atrium, the Courtside Cafe is a popular place to grab a bite to eat. One student worker serves up sandwiches with something special on the side.

Researcher Links Obesity and Childhood Trauma

Vincent Felitti, MD
12:00AM
May 19, 2009

Millions of Americans spend billions of dollars every year even during a recession trying to lose weight.

Ohio Inmates Cope with Overcrowding

A view inside one of the general population dorms. 141 inmates live in this dorm.
12:00AM
May 19, 2009

Ohio prisons are overcrowded, more than 130 percent above capacity. And prisoner to guard ratios are the highest among any of Ohio’s neighboring states. But, numbers fail to accurately reflect day-to-day operations at a state prison. WOSU recently traveled to a medium security prison in Chillicothe for this look behind prison doors.