The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
WOSU News Archives For March 2011
Voters do not care for the way the new governor has handled restricting collective bargaining rights for public employees or the state budget.
More than a hundred union workers and their leaders rallied Tuesday at the site for the new Hollywood Casino on the west side of Columbus. Union officials say they’re concerned that on-going disputes between Columbus and Penn National Gaming, the casino’s owner, will hold up construction.
The Ohio Highway patrol this morning said charges are pending against a “distracted driver” involved in a fatal accident on Interstate 71 in Delaware County.
It’s not uncommon to hear nurses and other hospital workers tell horror stories about being verbally or even physically assaulted by a patient or one of their relatives. The violence often goes unreported and no legal action is taken. But WOSU reports two bills in the state legislature aim to give more protection to health care workers.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said U.S. involvment in Libya must be limited and short term.
Over the past decade Ohio has seen its non-English speaking population grow. Sometimes immigrants find themselves in a courtroom struggling to understand an unfamiliar language. While Ohio courts use interpreters, the state does not have any formal way of ensuring they are qualified. Ohio is slowly working toward a certification requirement.
Officials at the Honda manufacturing plant in Marysville say it’s still too early to know what effect the earthquake and tsunami in Japan will have on production of the company’s U.S. made vehicles.
The eyes of sports fans around the country are turning to crowded gyms and scribbled brackets this week with the tip-off of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament. Columbus is no exception.
I’ve always been morbidly fascinated by people whose take on illegal immigration boils down to what part of ILLEGAL don’t you understand?
The third Thursday in March means it’s Match Day; the day when graduating medical students learn where they’ll spend the next three or more years in a residency program. More than 200 Ohio State University students now know where they’ll be spending the next few years of their professional careers.