WOSU News Archives For: February 8, 2012

Ohio House Panel OKs Bill On Casino Regulations

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2:27PM
February
8, 2012

An Ohio House committee has cleared a bill making broad changes to the state’s gambling laws in preparation for new casinos and the addition of slots-like video lottery terminals at horse racetracks.

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Overrule Hold On Ohio Executions

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State leaders had argued any deviations from Ohio's death penalty law were too minor to warrant a hold on all execution.
10:56AM
February
8, 2012

The nation’s highest court has denied an appeal on the ruling that Ohio strayed too far from its own execution policies.

What Should The US Do To Stop The Violence In Syria?

6:00AM
February
8, 2012

As the Syrian government continues its harsh crackdown on protesters, the US has closed its embassy in the country. What else should the US do to stop the violence in Syria?