Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: June 16, 2010
Ohio voters who don’t want to vote for Democrat Ted Strickland or Republican challenger John Kasich for governor do have other choices this November. A few minor party candidates are also running. Among them is Libertarian Ken Matesx. Following the libertarian philosophy, he’s pushing for big cuts in government programs and big cuts in taxes.
A California woman remains in federal custody after prosecutors say she tried to smuggle marijuana in a dozen suitcases on board a private plane. Investigators suspect she had done the same thing several times. The case raises questions about luggage screening on private aircraft. WOSU reports there are very few federal security mandates surrounding private aviation.
We live in a world of an expanding scope of products many of which have steadily dropping prices. A computer that once cost $3,000 now costs $300. While advances in technology and transportation and increasing corporate efficiency have their benefits, WOSU commentator Andrew miller wonders about the long-term cost.