Officials in Columbus and Dayton Dayton are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
WOSU News Archives For February 2011
Four years after massive flooding devastated much of the city of Findlay, emergency officials there say the troubled Blanchard River is once again creeping over its banks.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has, for years, made gun control a major priority. He’s delivered numerous speeches on the dangers of illegal guns, gang violence and even gun shows. During his State of the City Address last week, he narrowed his focus to one company in particular.
Columbus Police say a young woman and a child are dead and an infant is in critical condition after a car plunged into a pond near the Eastland Mall last night.
Human trafficking…at first thought, visions of women from foreign countries locked up in basements in big cities like Washington, D.C. may come to mind. But human trafficking can happen anywhere and to anyone.
The search for a missing Logan County couple has moved South.
Youngstown State professor says transit worker bargaining rights have federal protection.
Central Ohio supporters of Libyan rebels plan another demonstration today. Organizer Homdi Soliman of Columbus estimates 300 Libyan nationals live in Central Ohio. He says today’s demonstration in the campus area is designed to show what he calls “solidarity” with the protesters in Libya.
Some Ohio companies that promised to create jobs in exchange for state grants haven’t totally delivered. So,state Development Department officials have written them, requesting some of the money back.
You may have heard that Columbus is gearing up for its bicentennial. Committees have been formed. They are planning a year’s worth of events. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says, it wasn’t always this way.
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce seeks job growth among region’s existing businesses, helps form non-profit to boost area’s exports.