Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
WOSU News Archives For: October 3, 2011
Columbus taxpayers are one step closer to being the brand new owners of an arena. Columbus City Council voted in favor of a city-county purchase of Nationwide Arena.
A Richland County judge has been ordered to remove a second Ten Commandments poster.
Ohio is relocating death row to a southern Ohio prison close to the state’s death house to save money and open up beds for violent inmates.
The lawyer for former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter says he expects his client to be placed on house arrest Monday while he awaits sentencing on fraud charges.
Thursday opponents to Ohioâ€™s new election reform law submitted signatures in an attempt to repeal it. The law would change the rules for absentee voting. Another bill pending at the statehouse would require Ohio voters show a photo ID. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas says requiring a photo â€“ ID is unnecessary.
Opponents of Ohioâ€™s new election reform law have submitted signatures to put their repeal attempt on the ballot. WOSU Commentator Larry Levine says the law is a good first step toward protecting elections.
State officials worry tainted water could hurt Lake Erie’s $10 billion tourism industry.
Oil prices are sliding amid concerns of a possible double-dip recession.
Permitted Ohio gun owners can now carry concealed weapons into bars and restaurants that serve alcohol. Some bars welcome the hidden guns, others have posted signs to keep them out. Are you worried about guns in bars or restaurants?