WOSU News Archives For: October 26, 2009

Campaigns For and Against Casino Issue 3 Hit Full Throttle

12:00AM
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.

New Poll Shows Voters Favor Issue 3

12:00AM
October
26, 2009

A new independent public opinion poll is sparking a lot of buzz in campaigns for and against the casino ballot issue.

Restaurant Lights Are On, But Max & Erma’s Filed for Bankruptcy

12:00AM
October
26, 2009

Max & Erma’s Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Pittsburgh listing between $1 million and $10 million in debts.

The “Un-Conference” – The Perfect Place for Sharing Ideas

12:00AM
October
26, 2009

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.

Budget Battle Spawns Consolidation Proposal.

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12:00AM
October 26, 2009

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

12:00AM
October
26, 2009

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.