WOSU News Archives For: August 6, 2009

Ohio Casino Debate Continues

12:00AM
August
6, 2009

The November election is still 3 months away, but backers and opponents of a ballot issue that would authorize the building of 4 big-city gambling casinos are already arguing over it. What’s drawing the latest debate is an economic study that supporters paid for, touting the benefits of casinos in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Toledo.

Charges Dropped Against Teen Accused of Murdering Twin Brother

12:00AM
August
6, 2009

A prosecutor has dropped charges against an Ohio man accused of fatally shooting his identical twin after tests cast doubt on the key piece of evidence – a palm print of the defendant’s that was believed to be bloody.

Fresh Vegetables for Everyone

At the Clintonville Farmers Market, Ben and Lisa Sipple display produce from their Community Supported Agriculture farm.
12:00AM
August 6, 2009

Farmers Markets could be considered a luxury – a place to stroll around on a lazy Saturday morning. But not the farmers markets hosted by Columbus Public Health. These farmers markets make fresh fruits and vegetables more accessible by dispensing food aid benefits right on site.