WOSU News Archives For: August 20, 2009

ACLU Urges School Officials to Avoid Criminal Charges Over “Sexting”

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August
20, 2009

The American Civil Liberties Union is urging school officials to avoid punishing teens for poor decisions in the use of technology.

Lawsuit Threatened Over Enforcement of Ohio Smoking Ban

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August
20, 2009

A conservative policy group is arguing in a lawsuit that Ohio is enforcing its smoking ban too strictly at a time when bars are already hurting.

Children Services looks to replace expiring funds

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August
20, 2009

Officials with Franklin County Children Services on Thursday continued their push to convince voters to approve a levy issue on the fall ballot. WOSU’s Steve Brown reports.

Business Opposition Forms Against Casino Proposal

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August
20, 2009

Some influential business groups have come out against that November ballot issue that would authorize full-scale gambling casinos in Toledo, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus. The business advocates say that taxes and jobs are the reasons for their opposition, but backers of the casino plan insist those two issues are the very reasons that Ohioans should vote for it.

As Textbook Prices Soar, Websites Offer Rentals

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August 20, 2009

Most college students buy new or used textbooks and then sell a few or all of them back at the end of the term. But now some websites are offering a different way for students to get textbooks.