WOSU News Archives For: June 17, 2009

Some Piketon Residents Unhappy About Nuclear Power Plant

Sheila Ferrell is a life-long resident of Piketon. Ferrell is against a nuclear power plant coming to her town. She's afraid of the health risks.
12:00AM
June 17, 2009

Nuclear Power is drawing mixed reviews among residents of Southern Ohio Governor Strickland and other officials Thursday are expected to announce plans to build a nuclear power plant in Piketon. Some residents welcome the thousands of jobs the plant would create; others worry about the health risks.

Strickland Pushes $2B In Cuts For Social Welfare Programs

12:00AM
June
17, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland is floating about $2 billion in spending cuts to help plug a projected $3 billion hole in the proposed new state budget. That is drawing cries of anguish from supporters of programs for the poor and elderly. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest.

Scientists See Evidence of ‘Abrupt Climate Change’

12:00AM
June
17, 2009

Scientists see evidence of changing weather patterns and strong storms as proof of global climate change.