WOSU News Archives For: February 26, 2010

State reports Record High Number of Concealed Carry Permits in 2009

12:00AM
February
26, 2010

It’s been legal in Ohio for six years now to carry concealed weapons….and new numbers — just released — show a record-high number of concealed carry PERMITS were issued last year.

Ohio Geologist: 6.0 Quake Possible

12:00AM
February
26, 2010

While California mostly likely comes to mind first when you think about earthquakes in the U.S., Ohio has its fair share – only less strong. Just Thursday night a town northwest of Findlay had one. WOSU reports it wouldn’t be improbable for earthquake-prone areas to experience one as high as six points on the Richter scale.

Smoking Ban Enforcement Method Rejected

12:00AM
February
26, 2010

Ohio’s ban on smoking in public places has taken a hit. The Franklin County Common Pleas Court has ruled in favor of a Columbus bar owner who’d been suing the state over the $30,000 in fines he’s accumulated since the ban was put in place.

Columbia Gas Customers to Save Money With New Auction

12:00AM
February
26, 2010

There’s good news and bad news for customers of Columbia Gas of Ohio…and their monthly fuel bills.