WOSU News Archives For: January 15, 2010

Gambling Developer Purchases Arena District Acreage; West Side Signals Interest in Casino

12:00AM
January
15, 2010

The company interested in building a casino near downtown Columbus has completed the purchase of acreage in the arena district. But in the face of strong opposition to a casino in that area, officials with Penn National Gaming say they are still reviewing possible alternative sites.

Republican Candidate Chooses Runningmate For Governor’s Race.

12:00AM
January
15, 2010

John Kasich tapped state Auditor Mary Taylor, Ohio’s lone GOP statewide office holder, as his running mate. The former congressman, has made a 10-year phase-out of the income tax central to his campaign platform.