Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For September 2009
Ohio’s unemployment rate remains in double digits. So, thousands are turning to libraries in Central Ohio to learn how better to look for a new job.
A group fighting November’s casino ballot issue is asking a central Ohio prosecutor to determine whether a rival campaign illegally accessed their latest TV spot before it aired.
August home sales figures for central Ohio show the average price for houses rose by about one percent compared to July.
A critic of so-called federal cap and trade climate legislation says it would cost Ohio 108,000 jobs. The head of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce energy think tank also told a Columbus audience electricity prices would rise 60 percent if the bill becomes law.
Bexley is the first city in Central Ohio to ban texting while driving. Council voted 6 to nothing to put the new law on the books. It takes effect on October 23rd.
President Obama’s transportation secretary was in Columbus Tuesday where he toured a bus facility recently renovated with the help of federal stimulus dollars. But during a press conference afterward, the talk quickly turned to what backers say is a need for passenger rail service.
A survey of Columbus and a dozen other big cities shows concern among officials that next year’s budget challenges might be greater than this year’s.
Bexley City Council Members are expected to vote, Tuesday night, on a law to prohibit texting while driving. If the legislation passes it will be the first of its kind in Central Ohio.
Monday’s state supreme court ruling has clouded a proposed Grove City downtown redevelopment project a little further.
We’ve been hearing a lot about healthcare recently. Amid all the talk of pre-existing conditions and public options, healthcare takes place far from the halls of Congress. Just ask Commentator Michael Ivey.