WOSU News Archives For: August 17, 2010

Grass Roots Group Opposes Columbus Executive Sessions

12:00AM
August
17, 2010

A grassroots group is speaking out against a ballot question that would allow Columbus City Council to meet in private. Issue Two would change the city’s charter to allow for executive sessions under certain circumstances.

President Obama To Visit Clintonville Area

12:00AM
August
17, 2010

President Obama will sit down with a Columbus family Tuesday. WOSU went to Clintonville to speak with residents about Obama’s visit to their neighborhood and his performance as president.

Jobs Report For Region: ‘Better Than It Looks.’

12:00AM
August
17, 2010

As President Barack Obama arrives in Columbus for the second time this summer, a new regional jobs report shows added employment.

Arizona Developer Pleads Guilty In Columbus Fraud Case.

12:00AM
August
17, 2010

Prosecutors say an Arizona developer has pleaded guilty in a $38 million mortgage fraud case in Columbus. John Wanek, 57, of Phoenix gave false and inflated financial information to buy six Columbus apartment complexes.