Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
WOSU News Archives For: August 11, 2010
The Ohio Parole Board is now considering the fate of a death row inmate who many people think might be innocent. Much attention has been given to Kevin Keith, a man whose case has been taken up by the Innocence Project, a group that’s been responsible for reversing convictions of some death row inmates in the past.
Another Ohio lake could be off limits to swimmers and boaters if lab results come back that it has toxic algae. The toxic scum have flourished in ponds and lakes across Ohio this summer. WOSU found out why.
As the number of people getting addicted to prescription drugs increases, state legislators and local officials are working together to find a way to get it under control. In the final installment of a three part series, WOSU takes a look at some ideas drafted in a bill that could help put a stop to a problem that some say has reached epidemic proportions.