WOSU News Archives For: November 3, 2011

Youngstown Leads Nation’s Cities In “Concentrated” Poverty

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Downtown Youngstown.
10:15AM
November
3, 2011

The report was released Thursday by the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution.

House Speaker Calls For Session On Congressional Map

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Democrats say the GOP-backed map unfairly protects Republican majorities.
8:26AM
November
3, 2011

William Batchelder is calling House members into session Thursday to vote on a compromise Congressional map.

Study: Community College Drop-Outs Cost Ohio $29 Million

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Statue of Christopher Columbus Towers Over Student Commons Area At Columbus State Community College
7:51AM
November
3, 2011

A new study says drop-outs from Ohio’s community colleges cost state taxpayers more than $29,000,000 during a recent five-year period. The study comes as enrollment at Columbus State and other community colleges is growing rapidly

Wright-Patterson To Pick Up Jobs In Air Force Restructuring

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The Air Force realignment will shift operations in California, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Ohio.
7:31AM
November
3, 2011

Base officials had worried a nationwide restructuring would mean cuts at the base’s Air Force Materiel Command.

Should Public Workers Be Forced To Pay Union Dues?

7:25AM
November
3, 2011

Senate Bill 5 would prohibit such automatic “fair share” payments.