WOSU News Archives For: December 8, 2011

Columbus Bus Ridership Spikes

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The Central Transit Authority is using more hybrid buses as ridership expands.
2:45PM
December
8, 2011

A new snapshot of public transit shows Columbus had the highest percentage increase in bus ridership in the nation. During the last three months, the Central Ohio Transit Authority boosted ridership by nearly 11 percent.

Rules Ignored In Craigslist Case

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A Noble County Sheriff's Office patrol car
2:02PM
December 8, 2011

Interviews and records indicate that a Texas parolee now suspected in a deadly Craigslist robbery scheme was mistakenly released from Ohio custody last summer not once, but twice.

Ohio Ranks 10th For Peace Corp Volunteers

The Peace Corps.
Ohio is in the top ten states for Peace Corps recruitment.
1:56PM
December 8, 2011

Ohio is one of the top states for sending volunteers to the Peace Corps, now celebrating its 50th anniversary.

GOP Blocks Richard Cordray To Head Financial Agency

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Richard Cordray
11:44AM
December
8, 2011

Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked Richard Cordray head the new consumer protection agency that was designed to help curtail the excesses and abuses that led to the financial meltdown.

Poll Shows Gingrich Rising, Cain Falling

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The newest poll of Ohio GOP voters polls show Newt Gingrich has twice the support of his nearest competitor.
9:38AM
December
8, 2011

The survey of Ohio GOP voters shows former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich now leads all other candidates.

Filing Deadline Brings Surprises Along With Candidates

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Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern wants to return to the Ohio Legislature.
7:58AM
December 8, 2011

Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern says he wants to return to the Legislature.

Are You Happy With Who’s Running For Office?

7:22AM
December
8, 2011

Do you like the candidates? Is there anyone who didn’t run that you wish had?