Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
WOSU News Archives For April 2011
Developers who hope to turn the old Cooper Stadium into a racetrack get more time to finalize the last pieces of the project.
Governor John Kasich is standing behind his public/private job creation board that’s now the subject of a lawsuit.
The Columbus Department of Health today says infant mortality is three times higher among African-American women than among white women.
WOSU-TV airs the third documentary in its series – Columbus Neighborhoods. Tonight’s film tells the story of The King-Lincoln neighborhood, just east of downtown. WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz looks back on the neighborhood which has been the center of African American culture in Columbus
The latest installment of WOSU-TV’s Columbus Neighborhoods series is a film documenting the history of the King Lincoln district. Over the years the neighborhood has struggled to hold onto something most people take for granted: a grocery store. The King Lincoln neighborhood is not alone; so-called food deserts plague the inner city.
Members of the local GLTB community are planning a protest outside Columbus’ main post office tonight. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the protest is to call attention to what activists call inequities for gays in the tax code.
Brides, grooms and wedding planners are gearing up for this year’s wedding season. A long-standing tradition in this preparation is the bridal fair where many couples get ideas for their big day. One local company hopes its unconventional wedding show becomes a tradition for many area couples.
Nearly 30 air traffic control towers around the U.S. are getting additional workers for their late night shifts. The move comes after a controller fell asleep on the job in Nevada this week. WOSU reports Columbus’s airport will not be affected by the changes.
The effort to repeal Ohio’s new collective bargaining law has entered its next phase.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday certified summary language of the referendum seeking to repeal Senate Bill 5 which severely limits public employee collective bargaining power.
There is an execution scheduled nearly every month this year in Ohio for a death row inmate. Convicted murderer Clarence Carter was put to death Tuesday. The following day two state lawmakers introduced legislation to abolish the death penalty. This comes at a time when prosecutors are seeking the death penalty less and less.