WOSU News Archives For: September 6, 2011

Perry, Voinovich Back Strict Abortion Ban for Ohio

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sign at an abortion protest
2:10PM
September
6, 2011

A strict Ohio abortion bill is drawing support from the state’s retired U.S. Sen. George Voinovich as well as Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican White House hopeful. Anti-abortion group Faith2Action has led the push for the bill that would outlaw abortions at the first detectable fetal heartbeat. It said Tuesday the measure is supported [...]

AFL-CIO Rallies Against Issue 2

12:25PM
September
6, 2011

Members of the Cincinnati AFL-CIO used yesterday’s Labor Day holiday to rally opposition to Issue 2, the fall referendum on Senate Bill 5 where a “no” vote means repealing the law.

What Should Be in President Obama’s Jobs Plan?

6:45AM
September
6, 2011

President Obama is set to give his “major” jobs speech to Congress on Thursday. He hinted Monday it might include extending a middle class tax cut and spending money on fixing roads and bridges. What do you think should be in the president’s jobs plan?

Central Ohio First Responders Remember 9-11

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Columbus Fire Trucks Ready To Roll
5:00AM
September
6, 2011

As the scope of the 9-11 tragedy was revealed, first responders from all over the country rushed to help. WOSU’s Debbie Holmes reports on reflections of 3 Central Ohio firefighters who were dispatched to ground zero.