Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
WOSU News Archives For: August 3, 2009
In the past, when prison inmates, people in mental hospitals, or people in drug treatment programs have gotten violent and out of control, they’ve been subdued on the floor in a face-down position. No more…or at least not for long, says Governor Ted Strickland
A democratic state lawmaker has announced she will run for Ohio Secretary of State. But she won’t be the only one in her party who will vie for that post. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.
Many young people get summer jobs….some at fast food restaurants, others are ice cream shops or maybe the local mall. There are some teens and twenty-something’s, though, that get to spend the summer working outdoors at some of the state’s best parks. WOSU reports on a federal program that’s helping Ohio’s young people learn basic job skills AND giving work to the unemployed.