WOSU News Archives For January 2011

Federal Judge Rules Healthcare Reform Unconstitutional

12:00AM
January
31, 2011

A federal judge in Florida has ruled the Obama administration’s healthcare overhaul is unconstitutional. The ruling sides with 26 states that have sued to block it, including Ohio.

Ohio Pharmacy Professors Conduct FaceBook Survey

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12:00AM
January 31, 2011

Vast majority of Ohio pharmacy professors says they would not send friend requests to their students.

Winter Storm Approaches Central Ohio

12:00AM
January
31, 2011

A winter storm is headed to the Ohio River Valley. The National Weather Service forecasts possible ice accumulations for a large swath of Ohio stretching from Greenville through Delaware and Mount Vernon.

Regulatory Burdens – Two Firms Try to Cope

12:00AM
January
31, 2011

Political leaders in Ohio and across the country complain that government regulations are preventing many businesses from expanding. Ohio Governor John Kasich says Ohio has one of the toughest business environments.

OSU Kitchen Bridge From Home to Marketplace

12:00AM
January
31, 2011

The Food Industries Center at Ohio State helps entrepreneurs make the leap from small batch recipes made at home to placement on grocery store shelves.

Pickerington Local To Ask For Levy, Again

12:00AM
January
28, 2011

Just days after slashing $13 million dollars from its budget, Pickerington Local School Board members say the cuts are not enough to sustain the district. Board members have decided to place another levy on the ballot later this year.

Richard Solove Dead at the Age of 85

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12:00AM
January 28, 2011

The local philanthropist gave millions of dollars to The Ohio State University.

American Electric Power Begins Offering “Time-of Day” Rates.

12:00AM
January
28, 2011

American Electric Power is now offering “time-of-day” rates to its customers with so-called smart meters that measure real time electric usage.

Transit Authority Takes Look At Buses On High Street Downtown.

COTA buses at Midday near Broad and High.
12:00AM
January 28, 2011

An independent transit consultant is looking at how the Central Ohio Transit Authority serves downtown Columbus. One suggestion is to re-route most COTA buses off High Street between the Franklin County courthouse and Nationwide Boulevard.

Columbus Unemployed Cautiously Optimistic

12:00AM
January
27, 2011

One day after President Obama touted a roaring stock market and a growing economy, WOSU visited a Columbus job fair to find out how the unemployed are feeling about securing a steady paycheck.