Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: November 1, 2011
A member of Ohio’s study committee on exotic animal regulations says the group will likely recommend a ban on new private ownership and subject future buyers and sellers to penalties.
Though it’s only the start of November, an annual program has restarted to help poor and elderly Ohioans withtheir winter heating bills.
The Ohio Family Health Survey found nearly a third of those surveyed don’t have a regular doctor because they can’t afford one.
Not all Ohio voters know who their Congressional representative will be. The stateâ€™s new congressional map and district lines remain uncertain. WOSU Commentator Gail Martineau says it reminds her of a frustrating game she played as a child.
If passed, the measure would outlaw abortions in Ohio after the first medically-detectable heartbeat.
The Marysville and East Liberty plants employ about 6,700 workers.
Oftentimes, voter interest and voter turn-out tend to decline during so-called off-year elections when neither the president nor the governor’s race is up for grabs. Fueled by the effort to repeal Senate Bill 5, this year’s election appears to be drawing strong interest as requests for absentee ballots keep ballooning.
Voters in Mississippi next week will decide a proposed state constitutional amendment that would define a fertilized egg as a ‘person’, with the same rights as any person. It’s seen as an attempt to ban abortion. Ohio voters may face a similar question next fall. So our question: When does life begin? When do we become ‘persons’?