WOSU News Archives For: July 27, 2009

Citizen Groups Take On Factory Farms Over Water Pollution

12:00AM
July
27, 2009

Environmentalists battling so-called factory farms are hoping to bring smaller ground-level groups together to strengthen their forces. But supporters of large scale agriculture operations say they want to work with these groups rather than fight them.

Hundreds Of Iraq’s Brightest To Attend College In Ohio

12:00AM
July
27, 2009

Ohio has a deal with Iraq. Planners for the state’s higher education system say a key to making it better is to make it more international, and Ohio Chancellor Eric Fingerhut signed an agreement in Washington for Ohio colleges and universities to host hundreds, and perhaps eventually thousands of Iraqi students.

A Toilet Flush Away from Powering your Car

12:00AM
July
27, 2009

The quest for hydrogen cars is getting a push from new research at Ohio University. A team led by Professor Gerry Botte succeeded in extracting hydrogen fuel from human urine.

Ohio Attorney General Fights Foreclosure Scams.

12:00AM
July
27, 2009

Every month in Franklin County, hundreds of homeowners receive a summons of foreclosure. But, Ohio’s Attorney General says as foreclosures mount, so do the number of foreclosure scams.

Boost in Food Stamp Funds Boosts Economy

The Ohio Direction card replaced food stamps in 2008.
12:00AM
July 27, 2009

For the past four months, food stamp recipients in central Ohio have been receiving an average of nearly 30% more money.