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: October 26, 2009
In little more than a week, Ohioans will decide for a fifth time in two decades whether they accept an expansion of gambling.
A new independent public opinion poll is sparking a lot of buzz in campaigns for and against the casino ballot issue.
Max & Erma’s Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Pittsburgh listing between $1 million and $10 million in debts.
If you are unfair – you are not being fair. If you are unseen.. you’re not seen. If you’re undressed well , you get the idea. So, if you attend an un-conference, do you actually meet? WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller says yes, especially if you like public broadcasting.
In times of fiscal crisis, budget battles often boil down to raising revenue or cutting spending. The governor and House Democrats – with the help of two Republicans – have voted to raise revenue by pulling back the final year of a five year income tax cut. But Republicans have talked up a plan to cut spending by consolidating state government.
Critics Worry Columbus Hospital Expansion Will Cost Patients; Facilty Executives Say Projects Are Money Savers
Central Ohio is in the midst of a hospital building boom. All four major hospitals are expanding or planning to expand in the coming years. The $2 billion in new construction comes as health care reformers are trying to control medical costs. In the first of a two part series WOSU looks at the impact of the projects.