WOSU News Archives For: January 18, 2012

ODOT Out Of Money

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Despite being one of the major dangerous interchanges in the state, ODOT administrators say a statewide funding shortfall will delay a planned overhaul of the I-70/I-71 interchange in downtown Columbus.
8:46AM
January
18, 2012

The lack of funds could delays portions of the I-70/I-71 overhaul for as long as 16 years.

Food Assistance Fraud Still Costing The State

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State administrators switched to electronic cards to, in part, cut down on food assistance fraud.
8:27AM
January 18, 2012

Ohio’s auditor says the switch to electronic debit cards hasn’t eliminated fraud schemes.

Lawmakers, Gas Drilling Companies Meet About Earthquakes

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One of the may natural gas drilling wells that have sprung up around the Great Lakes region in recent years.
8:18AM
January
18, 2012

A state lawmaker called the meeting a continuation of the industry’s “public relations campaign.”

House Republicans Lay Out Priorities For 2012

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Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder joined other Republicans House members at a press conference Tuesday.
7:58AM
January
18, 2012

Goals for the year include “JobsOhio 2″ and possibly reviving parts of Senate Bill 5.

What Do You Think About The Wikipedia Protest?

7:42AM
January
18, 2012

The Web site is dark today to protest anti-piracy legislation being considered in Congress.