WOSU News Archives For: January 26, 2010

Intent To Strike Looms Over Columbus City Schools

12:00AM
January
26, 2010

The spokeswoman for the Columbus City Schools says so far it’s business as usual even though several thousand non-teaching members of a local union might go out on strike.

Hocking College Threat

12:00AM
January
26, 2010

Hocking College officials in southeast Ohio are taking action to safeguard students after a threat on campus last week targeted black students. Counselors are on hand to empower students.

Reaction to Governor Strickland’s State of the State Follows Party Lines

12:00AM
January
26, 2010

Gov. Ted Strickland gave his State of the State address Tuesday, proposing modest initiatives aimed at pulling Ohio out of the recession.

Republicans Shuffle Candidates For Fall Races.

12:00AM
January
26, 2010

One of the two Republican candidates for Ohio attorney general has decided to run for state auditor. Delaware County Prosecutor David Yost announced he’d switchraces. He drew criticism from Republican state Rep. Seth Morgan and his Tea Party backers.

Some Schools Delay Opening This Morning

12:00AM
January
26, 2010

Light snow fell across Central Ohio overnight prompting some school delays for this Tuesday morning. The following schools are operating two hours late today:

Columbus School Employees Reject Contract.

12:00AM
January
26, 2010

The union that represents more than 3,000 Columbus school bus drivers, cooks and other non-teaching employees has voted down a two-year contract and authorized a strike. Union president Betty Simmons-Talley says the Columbus School Employees Association voted 937-654 on Monday against a proposal that would have increased health-care costs.