Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: June 29, 2009
Shock still hasn’t worn off at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium where leaders and employees mourn the death of their leader – Jeff Swanagan. Swanagan died Sunday night of an apparent heart attack.
While lawmakers themselves are busy trying to come up with a new two-year state budget, the people who work for those legislators are busy with another task: answering the phones. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.
State lawmakers are expected to vote on a temporary budget as they remain at an impasse over a proposal that would legalize slot machines at seven horse racetracks.
Negotiations over a new two-year state budget among Ohio’s 3 most powerful politicians fell apart over the weekend. That makes it seem more and more unlikely that state legislators will be able to agree on a compromise spending plan by the July first deadline.
Anyone can get up in front of a crowd and give a speech. But it’s another thing to be able to motivate and encourage people. WOSU spoke with an improbable motivational speaker who has an inspiring story.