Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: December 3, 2009
The price of parking at city of Columbus parking meters began going up this week. The city has increased the rates by 50 percent. That’s upset some downtown business owners who say they were never notified about the increase.
A second Columbus area child has died after being infected with the H1N1 flu virus.
Columbus Health officials say a five-year- old city boy who had the H1N1 virus died last month.
Ohio Senate Republicans appear willing to provide enough votes to approve of Gov. Ted Strickland’s suggested tax cut delay. But those Republicans want things in return from Democrats, and negotiations on closing a state budget gap continue.
Clemency decisions by governors have been in the news a lot lately. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has drawn criticism for granting clemency for the man later accused of killing four police officers in Washington state. Here in Ohio, recent clemency decisions have drawn fire. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas argues clemency is an important part of the justice system.