WOSU News Archives For: September 2, 2011

Absentee Ballot Feud Settled

11:20AM
September
2, 2011

Ohio’s top election official says an agreement has been reached in a dispute with the state’s largest county over absentee ballot applications.      Secretary of State Jon Husted  said Friday that Cuyahoga  County officials have agreed not to send out unsolicited mailings for the 2011 general election. He says the secretary of state’s office agreed [...]

Scioto River Recreation Boosts Business

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Sailing on the Scioto
11:08AM
September
2, 2011

The Scioto Mile is turning out to be a popular downtown Columbus destination. But there are miles of the Scioto River upstream that have been popular for years. And at the O’Shaughnessy Reservoir there’s a quiet business renaissance underway.

First TV Ad For Issue 2 Unveiled

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Activists with "We Are Ohio" spent the spring and summer working to put Issue 2 on the ballot.
10:47AM
September
2, 2011

The TV ad features firefighters saying Senate Bill 5 makes it harder for them to do their job.

Weak Employment Situation – Who Do You Blame?

9:59AM
September
2, 2011

The August unemployment rate stands at 9.1%. The Labor Department says there was no net growth in jobs last month. Who do you blame for the weak jobs market? President Obama? Congress? Businesses?