WOSU News Archives For: July 8, 2009

Light Bulbs and Mercury… Can One Exist Without the Other?

12:00AM
July
8, 2009

In a few years it’ll be impossible to purchase incandescent light bulbs anywhere in the country. Congress voted last year to phase out the conventional light source to give way to the more energy-efficient compact fluorescent. But some question what’s inside these new bulbs, and whether they’re safe.

No Breakthrough In Budget Impasse

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12:00AM
July 8, 2009

There were small developments today as the impasse over a new state budget for Ohio continued, but there wasn’t the big breakthrough everyone has been waiting for. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest.

Firefighter Who Killed Dogs Faces Boss

12:00AM
July
8, 2009

The Columbus firefighter who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges faced his boss Wednesday for a disciplinary hearing.

Ohio House Speaker Keeps Low Profile.

12:00AM
July
8, 2009

The House Speaker has been noticeably quiet in the budget battle between the governor and the Senate president. But as lawmakers consider the possibility of a third short-term budget, the Democratic leader threw down the gauntlet before his Republican colleague.