Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: August 1, 2011
While a deal to increase the debt ceiling has been reached, Congress has yet to vote on it. WOSU spoke with Columbus-area residents to find out what they think about the agreement and how long it has taken to reach it.
This year the Ohio State Fair is selling alcohol for the first time in its 161 year history. Representatives of the state’s beer and wine makers are selling their homegrown potables right next to vendors of Ohio corn, beef, pork, poultry and lamb. WOSU’s Marilyn Smith reports.
Orrville, Ohio is almost synonymous with its single biggest and longtime employer – Smucker’s. The company’s relative strength during the recession has helped sustain the community but there’s also a lot more going on in Orrville besides jam. Dan Bobkoff has the second of our Changing Gears stories this week on company towns in the Midwest.