Holiday moods often run the gamut between joy and melancholy. And, an Ohio State University researcher says an individual’s great expectations have a bearing on whether someone smiles or frowns. College of Social Work Professor, Gilbert Greene, says the key is to identify whether stress is likely to help or hurt one’s mood.
Year In Review: Ohio’s Budget Battle
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As 2011 dawned, Ohio legislators were facing what was called the biggest state budget crisis in more than a half century. $8 billion in one-time money was about to evaporate, and lawmakers had to fashion a new two-year state budget with the projected money that would be left.
In the first part of our year-in-review series, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reminds us what a turbulent year it was on ohioâ€™s budget front. Click the “play” button at the top of the page to hear Bill’s report.