WOSU News Archives For: October 6, 2009

Columbus City Council Approves Griggs Boathouse

6, 2009

Residents along part of Griggs reservoir say the beauty and serenity of a local park will be destroyed now that Columbus City Council approved construction of a huge boathouse.

Debate Intensifies Over Ohio Gambling Issue

October 6, 2009

Debate continues to boil over state issue 3, the ballot proposal that would authorize the building of a full-scale gambling casino in Cleveland, Toledo, Columbus, and Cincinnati. An academic expert on the impact of gambling says the proposal ignores many national studies that highlight the negative fall-out from gambling….but the head of the vote YES drive says that’s not really the important issue.