WOSU News Archives For: July 21, 2009

Plan To Expand Gambling Gets More Complicated

12:00AM
July
21, 2009

The move to expand gambling in Ohio is getting more complex and confusing as each day passes. There are actually two different ways that slot machines may become legal. The governor and legislators are backing one plan, and some gambling promoters are backing the other.

Is Clean Coal the Solution?

12:00AM
July
21, 2009

Coal power plants produce close to 90% of Ohio’s electricity but they’re also the primary source of greenhouse gases. For this reason scientists at Ohio State and other places are looking for ways to keep burning coal without emitting carbon dioxide. WOSU’s David Lukofsky reports on the controversial “clean coal” technology.

Franklin County Jobless Rate Climbs

12:00AM
July
21, 2009

Franklin County’s jobless rate climbed nearly a point last month but still remains below the statewide average.