WOSU News Archives For: June 30, 2009

Franklin County Mental Health Agency Sues State

12:00AM
June
30, 2009

The Franklin County agency that serves substance abusers and the mentally ill is suing State government. At issue is the how the state distributes funding to Franklin County’s Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board, or ADAMH.

Living in Poverty Can Be an Art

12:00AM
June
30, 2009

We’ve heard the term – “living in poverty” over and over. But what exactly does it mean? WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas shares one woman’s unique perspective.

Trucks Go Faster on Interstate Highways

12:00AM
June
30, 2009

Starting tomorrow, the speed limit for trucks on Ohio’s rural and suburban interstate highways will rise from 55 miles an hour to 65. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen reports.

Scientists Test Strength Of Spider Silk.

12:00AM
June
30, 2009

The strength of spider silk is often a source of inspiration for scientists trying to design new types of ultrastrong materials. But at the University of Akron, it’s something else about spider silk that inspires.

Ohio Lawmakers Delay Final Budget Vote

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12:00AM
June 30, 2009

Ohio legislators and the governor have given up trying to hammer out a compromise two year state budget by the Wednesday morning deadline. Instead, they’re now in the process of enacting a one-week budget to give them more time to work on the long-range spending package.