WOSU News Archives For: January 23, 2012

JobsOhio Looks To Give State $1.4 Billion For Liquor Profits

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The state wants to use liquor profits to fund tax breaks and other job-creation efforts.
1:35PM
January
23, 2012

A 25-year, $1.4 billion deal will keep control of licensing and operations related to liquor with the state, but the profits would go to the new private job creation board JobsOhio.

Teen Suspect In Ohio Craigslist Case Due In Court

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Craigslist murder suspect is due in court today.
1:29PM
January
23, 2012

The juvenile suspect in a deadly scheme to rob people who replied to a Craigslist job ad is due in court after his case was transferred out of a rural Ohio county.

Ohio Prisons Investigating Tobacco Connection to Violence

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Ohio banned tobacco from state prisons in 2009.
12:13PM
January
23, 2012

The state’s prisons director wants to see if a ban on tobacco has made the product a commodity that’s sparked violence.

Ohio Lagging Behind On Health Care Compliance

9:02AM
January
23, 2012

The report says Ohio is among a group of states falling behind on planning for coverage under federal health care changes.

What Do You See As Joe Paterno’s Legacy?

7:48AM
January
23, 2012

The coach was fired after 61 years at the helm of the Penn State football team.

Some East Side Residents Say Neglected Motel Hinders Area Progress

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Some Eastmoor residents and others living near Motel One want the motel cleaned up or closed. They say it's a haven for illegal activity that hinders the neighborhood's progress.
5:00AM
January
23, 2012

As neighborhoods deteriorate, a common sign of decline is an old motel. Once they were symbols of progress, a welcome sign for visitors, but as years pass they become rundown, and attract a different, less welcome kind of visitor. WOSU has the story of an East Side neighborhood’s effort to clean up a dilapidated motel.