With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
WOSU News Archives For April 2010
Each time someone is murdered in the city of Columbus, homicide detectives set out to find the killer. But sometimes the person responsible for the crime gets away – and the case turns cold. Then the investigation gets turned over to the police department’s unsolved case review team. WOSU gives this peek inside the mind of a cold case investigator.
Columbus officials want the input of residents in setting up a new curbside recycling program by 2012. Mayor Michael Coleman says despite some extra costs recycling saves money in the long run. And Coleman adds the new program won’t cost residents anymore money.
The state Supreme Court has ruled that a proposed amendment by groups seeking to exclude the state from the federal health care law should appear as a single issue on the ballot.
American Electric Power says its first-quarter profit dropped 4 percent as the lingering effects of the recession continue to hurt demand for electricity.
The state watchdog says high-ranking Ohio officials stopped a valid sting planned for the governor’s residence only to save the governor embarrassment.
When it comes to neighborhoods in Columbus, the South Side often is forgotten. Now neighbors and city planners are trying to change that. They are studying the areas needs and formulating a development plan for the future. Neighbors and city leaders will discuss the plan at a meeting tonight.
A conservative state representative from southwest Ohio says the state needs to follow Arizona’s lead and pass a similar immigration law.
A poll coming less than a week before the primary shows Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher jumping far out in front in Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senate race.
A new Ohio State University study suggests poor kids are at not only at a disadvantage in the classroom they lag behind their more well off counterparts on the playground as well.
Central Ohioans and Americans soon will be taking advantage of the health care reform law. Young adults will be able to enroll in their parents plans; Lifetime caps on benefits will disappear. Other changes occur in the coming years. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas says while the new law is good, it’s only one step in improving our health.