WOSU News Archives For: October 18, 2011

Nationwide Arena Purchase Moves Forward

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Nationwide Arena
6:32PM
October
18, 2011

Taxpayers are even closer to owning a sports arena. Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority board members approved the CFA’s portion of the deal.

Cincinnati Financier Carl Lindner Jr. Dies

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Carl Lindner
3:30PM
October 18, 2011

Cincinnati financier Carl Lindner Jr., whose business empire included baseball, banks and bananas, has died. He was 92.

Issue 2 Opponents: Law Would Wipe Out Cost-Saving Measures

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The report comes from Protect Ohio Protectors, an outspoken critic of Senate Bill 5 and Issue 2.
12:02PM
October 18, 2011

A new report says the collective bargaining practices cut by Senate Bill 5 have saved the state more than $1 billion since 2008.

Cost of Farming Expected To Jump Next Year

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Seed and fertilizer prices are expected to jump sharply next year.
11:25AM
October
18, 2011

Agriculture experts at OSU say the cost of raising corn and soybeans in Ohio will increase by as much as 20 percent in 2012.

Husted: No In-Person Early Voting On Weekend Before Election

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Republican John Husted issued the directive Monday.
10:25AM
October 18, 2011

Even though one elections law is on hold, Jon Husted says another law changes the early-voting deadline.

Another Lively Debate Over Issue 2

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Supporters and opponents of Issue 2 debated the collective bargaining measure in Cleveland on Monday.
7:30AM
October 18, 2011

Monday’s debate featured two Democrats on opposite sides of Ohio’s new collective bargaining law.

New PAC Forms To Oppose Issue 3

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The Ohio Nurses Association is one member of the new coalition announced Monday.
6:01AM
October 18, 2011

The political action committee includes the Ohio Nurses Association and the Ohio Public Health Association.

Should Web Shoppers Pay Sales Tax

6:00AM
October
18, 2011

Congress is considering a bill that would require all web-based retailers collect sales taxes on purchases. What do you think? Should web shoppers pay sales taxes?