WOSU News Archives For: June 18, 2010

President Obama Touts Stimulus Success; East Side Road Project “Perfect Example”

President Obama addressed a small invitation-only crowd at Parsons and Livingston Avenues. Federal stimulus dollars are funding road work at the intersection.
12:00AM
June
18, 2010

For more than a year an East Side neighborhood has seen millions of dollars go into Children Hospital’s expansion. That expansion spawned a nearby road reconstruction backed by federal stimulus dollars. President Barack Obama was at Friday’s groundbreaking to hammer home the benefits of the multi-billion dollar stimulus bill.

Race Track Slots: Will There Be A November Vote In Ohio?

12:00AM
June
18, 2010

Ohio voters may not get a vote this fall on whether to endorse or kill a plan by Governor Strickland and the legislature to authorize slot machines at race tracks. So far, no campaigns have been formed to promote or oppose the issue.

President Obama Today Visits Columbus.

12:00AM
June
18, 2010

President Barack Obama will be in Columbus today to tout a construction project that the White House says is the 10,000th road project to get under way with funding from the federal economic stimulus package.

Crew Stadium Entertains World Cup Fans

12:00AM
June
18, 2010

World Cup Soccer for the USA team continues this morning as it faces Slovenia. The match is drawing soccer fans around Central Ohio to Crew Stadium and other game viewing locations.