WOSU News Archives For: March 30, 2012

American Electric Power Asks For Rate Hike

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American Electric Power's corporate headquarters in downtown Columbus.
2:34PM
March
30, 2012

American Electric Power today proposes higher electricity bills beginning this summer. Spokesman Jeff Rennie says the utility needs a five percent boost in rates mostly to cover its distribution costs.

Governor Kasich Signs Bill Honoring Vietnam Veterans

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Governor John Kasich signed a proposal making March 30, Vietnam Veterans' Day.
2:21PM
March
30, 2012

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law Friday a proposal designating the day – along with each March 30 – as Vietnam Veterans’ Day.

Honda Recalling 550,000 SUVs

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Problems with headlight wiring are forcing Honda to recall about 550,000 CR-V and Pilot SUVs.
10:34AM
March
30, 2012

The company that employs about 13,000 people in Central Ohio says thousands of CR-Vs and Pilots have a defect in headlight wiring.

Ohio State, Final Four, Prepare For Some ‘Ridiculous’ Basketball

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This weekend's trip to the Final Four will be a first for all of the players on the OSU men's basketball team.
8:38AM
March
30, 2012

For the first time in five years Ohio State’s men’s basketball team will bask with the best. OSU competes this week-end in the N-C-A-A Final Four tournament in New Orleans. Coach Thad Matta and his counterparts at Kansas, Kentucky and Louisville have their teams fully prepared, except for a possible last second shot.

What Would You Do With $540 Million?

6:00AM
March
30, 2012

The Mega Millions Jackpot is expected to top $540 million tonight. If you won, what would you do with the money?