WOSU News Archives For: December 22, 2009

Gov. Strickland Postpones Tax Cut

12:00AM
December
22, 2009

This year’s cut in the Ohio income tax has been officially shelved. Governor Ted Strickland has signed a bill into law, delaying the tax cut until calendar year 2011.

Ohio National Guard Troops Come Home

12:00AM
December
22, 2009

Over 300 soldiers with the Ohio National Guard who served a year in Iraq will be celebrating the holidays at home with their families. The troops reunited with excited family members and friends yesterday [Tuesday] at OSU.

Federal Funding To Boost Broadband Access In Rural Areas

12:00AM
December
22, 2009

Ohio is among the first states receiving federal funds to expand broadband access to rural areas. And state officials say that means new jobs and increased economic growth for some of Ohio’s hardest-hit counties.

Retailers Benefit From Sales Of Holiday Gift Cards

12:00AM
December
22, 2009

‘Tis the season for holiday gift buying and gift cards are popular with shoppers for many reasons. But,why would one store sell products that send shoppers to another store?

OSU Brazilian Scholar Shares Thoughts On An American Christmas

12:00AM
December
22, 2009

Baking gingerbread cookies with your grandchildren; greeting the neighbors with a hearty “happy holidays” and giving presents to everyone you know including your mail carrier may all seem pretty traditional to you this time of year. But for people who are from other parts of the globe such customs are not so ordinary. WOSU talks with a Brazilian scholar about their thoughts on an American Christmas.