WOSU News Archives For: July 2, 2009

Bus Ridership Hits Peak for Red, White & Boom

12:00AM
July
2, 2009

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is preparing for its biggest one-day ridership of the year: shuttling passengers to and from Red White and Boom.

AAA: Fewer People Traveling July Fourth; Recession To Blame

12:00AM
July
2, 2009

The American Automobile Association predicts a slight decline in travel that’s more than 50 miles this holiday weekend. The auto club says gas prices are down but so is the economy.

A New Type Of American Car

12:00AM
July
2, 2009

With GM and Ford having filed for Chapter-11 bankruptcy, it’s unclear what the horizon looks like for the American auto industry. But despite a shower of bad news, some young engineers remain excited at the idea of designing new cars for American roads.

Copper Thefts Cause Power Outages For Thousands

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12:00AM
July 2, 2009

Thousands of Central Ohio AEP customers have experienced power outages in the last two weeks because of copper thefts from substations. Now AEP is stepping up its efforts to prevent these thefts.

Board of Elections Rejects Ballot Mailings.

12:00AM
July
2, 2009

The Franklin County Board of Elections decided Wednesday not to mail absentee ballot applications to all active voters prior to the August 4th special election. The board had been deadlocked on the issue since May.