WOSU News Archives For: February 7, 2012

Gingrich Says Country Needs Bold Thinking of Wright Brothers

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Newt Gingrich (file)
9:10PM
February
7, 2012

While voters in three other states cast primary and caucus ballots, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich made a campaign swing through Ohio including a stop in Columbus. Gingrich compared his ideas to those of two Ohio heroes – Orville and Wilbur Wright.

Kasich Calls For End Of “Mindless Partisanship”

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich (file)
3:35PM
February
7, 2012

Governor John Kasich urged lawmakers to put aside mindless partisanship while touting the recovery of Ohio’s manufacturing industry in his annual State of the State address.

Commentary: Fracking Not A Panacea For Ohio

10:14AM
February
7, 2012

Supporters say drilling for natural gas by hydraulic fracturing holds great promise for Ohio. Others are not so sure. Count WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller among the latter.

Conservative Report Targets Central Ohio Pensions

8:25AM
February
7, 2012

The new report says the pensions of several Central Ohio government retirees are an example of government waste.

Kasich, Steubenville Ready For State Of The State Address

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Crews work to prepare a stage at Wells Academy in Steubenville, the site of today's State of the State Address.
8:04AM
February
7, 2012

The Governor will use Steubenville’s Wells Academy as a backdrop for Ohio’s first-ever State of the State Address outside of Columbus.

What Do You Think Of The State Of The State?

7:34AM
February
7, 2012

We want you to describe the “state” of Ohio in six words or less.