WOSU News Archives For March 2011

New Poll Show Kasich Off to a Rocky Start with Ohio Voters

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12:00AM
March 23, 2011

Voters do not care for the way the new governor has handled restricting collective bargaining rights for public employees or the state budget.

Labor Unions Rally Against Columbus Casino Delays

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12:00AM
March 23, 2011

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.

Ohio Highway Patrol Investigates Cellphone Distraction

12:00AM
March
23, 2011

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.

Law Aims To Protect Health Care Workers From Abuse

12:00AM
March
23, 2011

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.

US Sen. Sherrod Brown: No Ground Troops In Libya

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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said U.S. involvment in Libya must be limited and short term.
12:00AM
March
21, 2011

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said U.S. involvment in Libya must be limited and short term.

Ohio High Court Looking To Mandate Court Interpreter Certification

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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.
12:00AM
March
21, 2011

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.

Effects of Earthquake, Tsunami, On Honda’s Ohio Operations Unknown

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Hod production could be affected by disaster
12:00AM
March
18, 2011

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.

OSU Hoops Team Makes Another Run At Final Four

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Ohio State's Jared Sullinger, center, attempts to pull down a rebound against Penn State's David Jackson, left, and Andrew Jones, right, during the first half of the men's basketball game on Tuesday, March 1. The game, which was the last home appearance of the season, included recognition for Penn State's five graduating seniors, including Jackson and Jones. Penn State lost the game 82-61 to the top-ranked Buckeyes.
12:00AM
March
18, 2011

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.

What Part of Illegal Don’t You Understand?

12:00AM
March
18, 2011

I’ve always been morbidly fascinated by people whose take on illegal immigration boils down to what part of ILLEGAL don’t you understand?

Match Day Pairs Medical Students With Residency Programs

Medical student David Raymer and friend Whitney Manning celebrate Raymer's "Match Day" placement.
12:00AM
March
17, 2011

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.