WOSU News Archives For September 2009

More Ohioans Move to Florida Than Any Other State

12:00AM
September
30, 2009

Ohio lost more than 35,000 residents to other states between 2007 and last year. WOSU reports where people are going.

Governor Strickland Proposes Postponing Planned Income Tax Cut.

12:00AM
September
30, 2009

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has proposed freezing income tax cuts to fund education in the wake of a court decision that could halt his plan to put lottery slot machines at racetracks.

Ohio Casinos ‘A Zero-Sum Game’ According to Issue 3 Study

12:00AM
September
29, 2009

An economic study commissioned by Ohio’s bar owners says a casino proposal is a zero-sum game that will simply replace established jobs. The Hiram College Public Policy Research Group released a study Tuesday questioning the jobs promised by the casino plan.

Ohio EPA Concerned About A Closed Landfill in Ohio

12:00AM
September
28, 2009

The Ohio EPA is carefully watching a closed landfill in southwest Ohio.

Keep The Somali Experience in Context

12:00AM
September
28, 2009

We see them everyday – the tens of thousands of Somali immigrants who now call Central Ohio home. But we often forget or don’t really know what they have been through. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas reminds us.

Ohio Youngsters Take Note Of ‘Hard Times.’

12:00AM
September
28, 2009

Later this week, the Labor Department will give its latest snapshot of the job market. Ohio’s unemployment rate remains in double digits. While Ohio cities have suffered much of the job losses, the slack economy also effects the state’s small towns where young people have begun to take notice.

Dutch Artist Uses Tumbling Images of People and Possessons to Comment on Life

12:00AM
September
26, 2009

Dutch artist Helma Groot recently installed a mobile art exhibit of dangling, tumbling objects that appear to float across the walls of a walkway between Max & Erma’s and Cup O’ Joe at Port Columbus.

Worthington Teens Arraigned On Drug Trafficking Charges

12:00AM
September
25, 2009

More than a dozen young adults arrested in the Worthington area were arraigned Friday on charges of drug trafficking. Many of the suspects are between the ages of 18 and 21 years old.

Ohio Condemned Killer Wants Execution Delayed

12:00AM
September
25, 2009

An Ohio man sentenced to die for strangling his 67-year-old neighbor wants his execution delayed because of last week’s botched attempt to put another inmate todeath.

Ohio Leaders Debate Merits Of Estate Tax

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12:00AM
September 25, 2009

Activists who want to eliminate the tax heirs pay on high-value estates have gotten the go-ahead to start their drive to put the issue before voters. But the campaign to kill the estate tax will likely be attacked by local communities if it makes it to the ballot.