WOSU News Archives For: February 17, 2010

Candidate for Voinovich Senate Seat Expected to Drop Out

12:00AM
February
17, 2010

The front runner for the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Ohio, Rob Portman, now appears to have a clear shot for the nomination. That’s because a little known GOP challenger is about to drop out.

Ohio Foreclosure Filings Hit Another Record High

12:00AM
February
17, 2010

Foreclosure filings in Ohio have edged upward to a new record high for the state. From our statehouse news bureau, Bill Cohen has details.

Thousands Of Ohioans Await Word On Jobless Benefits.

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12:00AM
February 17, 2010

Millions of dollars are at stake, as hundreds of thousands of jobless Ohioans wait to see whether Congress votes to extend unemployment compensation benefits. The deadline is February 27th. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen, Bruce Madson of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, explains what the fall-out would be, if congress fails to vote an extension.

Columbus Schools Closed For Second Day This Week.

12:00AM
February
17, 2010

Some lingering snow showers will greet morning commuters today. But, poor driving conditions in rural areas and city sidewalks piled with snow will force another round of school delays and closings today. Click MORE icon to see list of closures and delays.

Government Helps If We Help The Government

12:00AM
February
17, 2010

Whether it be health care reform, job creation or honoring a teen-aged essay contest winner, government seems paralyzed by political partisanship. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller says, don’t blame the politicians.