WOSU News Archives For: August 22, 2011

Grant Would Help Turn Ohio Farm Waste Into Energy

22, 2011

A Cleveland company has received a $1 million federal grant to help create a facility that would turn
animal waste into energy near Ohio’s largest inland lake.

Ohio Reaches Deadline To Get $176M In Incentives

22, 2011

It appears Ohio won’t get $176 million in federal stimulus money to expand its unemployment benefits.

Columbus’ Libyan American Community ‘Joyful.’

Homdi Libyan Flag
Homdi Soliman of Columbus stands in front of Libyan flag on his office wall.
22, 2011

As rebel forces in Libya expand their control of Tripoli, a Columbus businessman and leader of a Libyan-American community is making tentative plans to visit his native country.

Are Coaches Doing Enough to Protect Young Athletes?

22, 2011

Many high school football coaches are following the NFL’s lead and doing more to protect players from head injuries. But experts say schools and coaches should do more. What do you think?

Comment: Troubled Times – Nothing New

Ellis Island
Photos of immigrants at Ellis Island, New York. For many people immigrating into America in the 1800s and 1900s, Ellis Island was their first stop on U.S. soil.
22, 2011

The news has not been good lately. Headlines and newscasts are filled with stories of war, economic strife, political stalemates. WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz reminds us. We’ve been there. And done that.

High School Football Injuries Raise Concerns

Dr. Gerard A. Gioia, Ph.D., Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology and Director of the Safe Concussion Outcome, Recovery & Education (SCORE) Program at Children’s National Medical Center in Rockville, MD, testifies at a hearing on the Impact of Concussions on High School Athletes.
22, 2011

A lack of trainers and school insistence on “two-a-days” have raised concerns of health advocates.

Ohio Likely To Miss Out On Millions In Unemployment Aid

Job seekers wait in line at a recent job fair on the Ohio State University campus.
August 22, 2011

The state will likely miss out on $176 million to expand jobless benefits.