WOSU News Archives For: June 15, 2011

State Retirement Systems See Increases As Legislative Changes Loom

Senate Bill 5 Protest
On Tuesday, Feb. 22, members of the Columbus Education Association joined thousands of other Ohioans at the statehouse to protest Senate Bill 5. The debate over collective bargaining, pension reform and privatization has not only divided Ohioans, it has prompted some long-time public workers to call it a career.
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15, 2011

The debate over collective bargaining, pension reform and privatization has not only divided Ohioans, it has prompted some long-time public workers to call it a career. WOSU reports anxiety over the changes is causing a sharp increase in retirements.

Ohio To Receive Money In Drug Settlement

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The Ohio Attorney General's office says the state will get more than $1 million from a company that deceptively marketed one of its products.
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June
15, 2011

The Ohio Attorney General’s office says the state will get more than $1 million from a company that deceptively marketed one of its products.

Police: Licking County Woman Was Not A Victim Of Crime

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June
15, 2011

Police in Newark now say a young mother who disappeared with her 4-year-old son last week was not a victim of crime.

Local Kids Who Don’t Know How To Swim “Make A Splash”

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June
15, 2011

Summertime is a time for enjoying the water at a pool or lake, but many children cannot or should not take part in the fun because they don’t know how to swim. It’s a bigger problem in poor minority neighborhoods where many kids don’t have access to pools and swimming lessons.