WOSU News Archives For: December 12, 2011

Docs Show Boehner Rep Part Of Ohio Redistricting

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Records show a representative of House Speaker John Boehner was instrumental in drawing up Ohio's new congressional map.
1:41PM
December
12, 2011

Public documents obtained by Ohio voter advocates show a key representative of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner was central in drawing the state’s disputed congressional map.

Ohio Crafting Gambling Rules As Other States Loosen Regulation

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Gambling changes in other states includes increased bet ceilings and eliminating self-imposed casino bans gamblers can place on themselves.
6:56AM
December
12, 2011

As Ohio writes rules to govern its new casinos, some other states are changing their gambling rules to help increase revenue.

Should support for gay rights be part US foreign policy?

6:00AM
December
12, 2011

The Obama administration plans to promote gay rights as part of American foreign policy. Should US foreign policy include promotion of gay rights?

Controlling Board Approves Facilities Authority Arena Loan

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5:00AM
December
12, 2011

The $10 million loan got the unanimous support of the state board.

Columbus-Area Teens Use Black Tar Heroin

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Drug dealers sell tiny balls of black tar heroin for as little as $5 and $10 a piece. It is often sold in small balloons.
5:00AM
December
12, 2011

Many people move to the suburbs for bigger yards, better schools and less crime. But neighborhood developments are not immune to what is often thought as an inner-city problem: heroin. WOSU talks with one family whose teenage daughter is recovering from a heroin addiction.