WOSU News Archives For: July 29, 2010

Savvy Shoppers Hurt Grocery Sales

12:00AM
July
29, 2010

Shoppers at local grocery stores are saving money, but that may not be good for some stores. The continued downturn in the economy led to steep drops in grocery store earnings for the parent company of Save A Lot. Shoppers on the near East Side claim they have to shop smart.

Whooping Cough Cases Up 88 Percent

12:00AM
July
29, 2010

The number of whooping cough – or pertussis – cases has increased 88 percent in Franklin County. And the big jump occurs as the lingering debate continues over vaccination safety. WOSU reports a new state law requires seventh graders to get a pertussis booster vaccine this school year. But some parents still balk.