WOSU News Archives For: September 26, 2011

Voter Groups Say Legislative Maps Favor GOP

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Ohio flag
1:01PM
September
26, 2011

Voter advocacy groups, including the League of Women Voters, have told a state panel that Republican-drawn boundaries for state legislative districts would further solidify the party’s grip on the Ohio Legislature for years to come.

Ex-Quarterback Schlichter Faces Additional Prison Time

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Ohio Stadium, home of the OSU Football Buckeyes
12:51PM
September
26, 2011

Former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter could be facing additional time behind bars as he prepares to plead guilty to federal fraud charges.

Ohio Gas Prices Continue Downward Slide

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A drop in the global demand for oil is helping drive down Ohio gas prices.
8:16AM
September
26, 2011

The statewide average price has fallen 32 cents over the last two weeks.

Dayton Looks To Rebuild With Immigrants

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"Welcome Dayton" calls for an international marketplace, a World Cup-style soccer tournament, and a city-issued ID card for people who can't obtain a driver's license.
7:19AM
September
26, 2011

A plan to make the city more immigrant-friendly goes before the City Commission this week.

Should the United Nations recognize a Palestinian state?

6:53AM
September
26, 2011

The United Nations Security Council today will consider a formal request for recognition of a Palestinian state. Israel opposes statehood and The United States calls for more negotiations. Should the United Nations recognize a Palestinian state?

Saving Ohio’s Mussels

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A fanshell mussel found in the Ohio River.
6:27AM
September
26, 2011

Researchers say several species have rebounded from near extinction.