WOSU News Archives For: August 12, 2009

A Corn with Eight New Genes – Safe?

12:00AM
August
12, 2009

About three quarters of corn growers in Ohio harvest genetically modified corn. Growers tend to like this type of crop because it requires less pesticide. Now, that number might increase further. The EPA just approved a new type of corn that Monsanto calls a game-changing technology’.

City Council Member Questions Police Investigation Procedures

12:00AM
August
12, 2009

A Columbus City Council Member says she wants to know more about the police investigation procedures that led to the 18-month imprisonment of Derris Lewis.

Health Care Reform Supporters and Opponents Spar at Debate

(click image to enlarge) An opponent of the proposed health care reform bill wears a shirt depicting President Obama as the character the Joker in the last Batman movie. Beneath the picture is the word "socialism". About 400 people turned out for a forum hosted by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown at Ohio State University.
12:00AM
August
12, 2009

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown held a health care reform forum at Ohio State Wednesday. More than 400 people showed up, but at least 100 of them were not allowed inside. WOSU attended the town hall-style meeting.

Senator Asks Ohio Court to Toss Residency Complaint

12:00AM
August
12, 2009

State Sen. Jon Husted has filed a lawsuit asking the Ohio Supreme Court to order the dismissal of a compliant alleging he does not live in the Dayton-area city where he votes in elections.

Husted Takes Residency Debate To Ohio Supreme Court

12:00AM
August
12, 2009

Republican State Senator John Husted says the delayed ruling in his residency case has dragged on so long, the case should be dropped altogether. The dispute is now in the hands of the Ohio Supreme Court. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explains.