WOSU News Archives For: November 17, 2011

99% Protesters Take To Columbus’ East Broad Street

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9:22PM
November
17, 2011

Protestors in Columbus helped mark the 2nd month of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations Thursday afternoon. More than a hundred people gathered on an Interstate overpass on East Broad Street to demonstrate their views.

Ohio Senator Portman Optimistic Deficit Deadline Can be Met

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Ohio U.S. Senator Rob Portman thinks bipartisan deficit cutting committee will meet its deadline.
2:11PM
November
17, 2011

U.S. Senator Rob Portman Thursday said he remains optimistic the bi-partisan congressional supercommittee will meet next week’s deadline. But the Ohio Republican acknowledged time to meet next Wednesday’s deadline is running out.

Ohio, Largest State Employee Union Reach New Deal

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The union represents employees at 28 state agencies, board and commissions.
8:53AM
November 17, 2011

State leaders have have agreed on a new three-year deal with the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association.

Westerville Mom Plans To Sue Over Children’s Arrest

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Westerville Police are coming under criticism for arrested and jailing seven- and eight-year-old children.
8:21AM
November 17, 2011

Tonya Mitchell says she’ll file a civil rights lawsuit after her 7- and 8-year-old children were arrested and jailed.

Homeless Advocates Brace For More Demand, Less Funding

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The non-profit group Homefull is using pictures like this one to put a human face on the problem of homelessness.
7:52AM
November 17, 2011

Federal money is drying up at the same time local shelters report overcrowding.

What’s The Best Way To Help The Homeless?

7:47AM
November
17, 2011

How do you think governments and non-profits should help the homeless?