WOSU News Archives For: July 6, 2010

Closed Door Council Meetings Will Get a Vote

12:00AM
July
6, 2010

Columbus City Council Members will get their chance to vote on whether to allow closed door executive sessions now that a charter review committee has given its approval.

Fan Donations Help Keep Central Ohioans Cool

12:00AM
July
6, 2010

When temperatures peak in the nineties, many low-income residents who can’t afford air-conditioning are at risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. One Central Ohio organization has begun their fan donation program to help those who are at risk.

Three Ohio Companies Create New “Energy” Jobs.

12:00AM
July
6, 2010

Ohio’s job picture is pixelated by politics. Already, voters are exposed to campaign ads calling attention to job losses or economic recovery plans. But, beyond the politics, some small energy and technology-based Ohio companies are working to turn some bright ideas and some investment capital into paychecks for workers.

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Debate Over Tobaco Money.

12:00AM
July
6, 2010

The Ohio Supreme Court is ready to hear arguments over the state’s 2008 move to use about $230,000,000 set aside for tobacco prevention for other purposes. Ohio officials are expected to tell the court why they chose to put the funds toward expanded health care for children and optional Medicaid services.