Childhood innocence and generosity are apparent in a Dublin boy who mailed his allowance money to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football team. The financially-struggling program will end this season. Sitting down with WOSU, Bennett Williams expresses interest in continuing his mission to help.
WOSU News Archives For September 2009
Ohio lost more than 35,000 residents to other states between 2007 and last year. WOSU reports where people are going.
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.
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.
The Ohio EPA is carefully watching a closed landfill in southwest Ohio.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.