WOSU News Archives For: January 19, 2012

Ohioans Lose About $2M To Sweepstakes Scams

Mike DeWine
Attorney General Mike De Wine says Ohioans lose millions of dollars to sweepstakes scams.
January 19, 2012

The state attorney general says sweepstakes scams cost Ohioans about $2 million last year as gauged by complaints to his office’s consumer protection section.

Quinnipiac Poll: Ohio Voters Divided Over Anti-Abortion Bill

A new poll shows Ohio voters split on the so-called "heartbeat" abortion bill passed by the Ohio House.
January 19, 2012

Backers of an Ohio bill that would impose the nation’s strictest abortion limit are pointing to its support among Republican voters as a reason the Ohio Senate should pass the measure.

Ohio Muslim Inmates Settle Meal Preparation Suit

Ohio Constitution
January 19, 2012

A Muslim death row inmate has settled a lawsuit that accused the Ohio prison system of denying him meals prepared according to Islamic law while providing kosher meals to Jewish prisoners.

After Ship Accident, Are You Less Likely To Take A Cruise?

19, 2012

Does the wreck of Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy make you less likely to take a cruise?