WOSU News Archives For: May 18, 2010

Helmet Company Outraged by Recall

12:00AM
May
18, 2010

Officials with a central Ohio company were shocked when the Army recalled 44,000 of its combat helmets.

Ohio Safety Director : IG Rushed to Judgement

N/A
12:00AM
May 18, 2010

For the first time, the state’s top public safety official is speaking out about the claims made about the decision to call off a planned sting at the governor’s mansion.

Ohio Pending Casino Laws Similar to Pennsylvania

12:00AM
May
18, 2010

Ohio legislators soon will begin working to draft a compromise bill that will set the rules for the states four planned casinos. WOSU takes a look at Pennsylvania’s casino laws and how they compare to what’s been proposed in Ohio.

Ohio Public Safety Director Speaks out on Inspector General Report on Scuttled Sting at Governor’s Residence

Cathy Collins-Taylor
12:00AM
May 18, 2010

For the first time, the state’s top public safety official is speaking out about the decision to call off an operation involving a suspicious package to be dropped off at the Governor’s Residence in January.

Ohio Parole Board Recommends Mercy For Death Row Inmate.

12:00AM
May
18, 2010

The Ohio Parole Board voted 4 to 3 today to recommend clemency for condemned inmate,Richard Nields. Nields is scheduled to die June 10th.

Ohio Lawmaker Wants Tougher Law Against Cyber-bullies.

12:00AM
May
18, 2010

Ohio law already requires schools to formulate an anti-bullying policy, but some state legislators say it does not go far enough. State Representative Marian Harris want a new law that would target cyber-bullying.

3-C Passenger Rail – Something to Sleep On

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12:00AM
May 18, 2010

Restoring passenger rail service to Ohio is bound to be a big issue in the campaign for governor. The Ohio Department of Transportation is now conducting additional studies on the feasibility of running Amtrak trains from Cincinnati to Columbus to Cleveland. WOSU Commentator Stacia Kock says there is one argument for rail service that politicians should sleep on.

Community Gardens Nourish Neighborhoods

12:00AM
May
18, 2010

Partly because of the recession, partly out of a desire to eat healthy, community gardens are popping up all around Central Ohio. The gardens help stock food pantries and bring neighbors together.