WOSU News Archives For: December 29, 2011

Mayor Michael Coleman Endorses Joyce Beatty For Congress

Joyce Beatty
29, 2011

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has endorsed former state rep. Joyce Beatty for Congress.   Beatty is one of  four  Democrats trying to win a new Franklin County district.   Coleman called Beatty a “visionary leader at every stage of her career.” Beatty said in a statement that she is pleased and humbled by the endorsement. “Columbus has [...]

Ohio Anti-Abortion Group To Replace Exec. Director

Mike Gonindakis
Mike Gonidakis will no longer serve as Ohio Right to Life's executive director.
December 29, 2011

Ohio Right to Life is seeking a new executive director after a tumultuous year of feuding inside the anti-abortion community.

Marion Prison Officials Readying For Transfer of Power

The North Central Correctional Institution in Marion.
December 29, 2011

Privatization of the North Central Correctional Institution is part of a state restructuring that state leaders say will save $13 million a year.

How Old Is Your Car?

29, 2011

Today WOSU’s Tom Borgerding reports Central Ohioans are holding on to cars longer than they used to. Blame the weak economy. But the clunkers are more apt to leave drivers stranded and leave them with large repair bills. How old is your “clunker’?

Drivers Keep Clunkers Longer, Risk Roadside Trouble

More drivers risk roadside trouble in older cars as they return home from holiday visits
December 29, 2011

As New Year’s week-end approaches and travelers rush to return home from holiday trips a breakdown on the road can be an expensive hassle. But, new figures from the Triple A indicate more drivers are risking roadside trouble.