WOSU News Archives For: April 3, 2012

Ohio Group Cleared In Effort To Redefine Marriage

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Supporters of gay marriage want a measure on the 2013 Ohio ballot repealing the 2008 ban on gay marriage.
3:53PM
April
3, 2012

Supporters of a measure that would allow gay marriage in Ohio have been cleared to continue their ballot effort.

Guys – Get Over It. Get Tested.

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The blue ribbon promotes prostate cancer awareness.
1:11PM
April 3, 2012

The billboards and PSA’s say it over and over again – a few minutes of embarrassment can save your life – get a cancer screening. WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says take it from him, the embarrassment is worth it.

Xavier University To End Insurance Coverage For Birth Control

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The president of the Catholic university says the decision was prompted by national debate over a provision in President Barack Obama's health care law that requires insurers to provide such coverage.
8:16AM
April
3, 2012

The president of the Catholic university in Cincinnati says the decision was prompted by national debate over a provision in President Barack Obama’s health care law that requires insurers to provide such coverage.

Natural Gas Report Shows Productivity In Utica Shale

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Shaded areas show the extent of Ohio's deep shale fields where geologists say natural gas and oil is trapped.
6:57AM
April 3, 2012

The figures reported by natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy to state regulators show five Ohio wells producing 2.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas last year.

Urbana Man, Michigan Couple Due In Court After Gruesome Murder

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6:53AM
April
3, 2012

Matthew Puccio, Andrew Forney, and Kandis Forney are set to go before a Champaign County judge today after police say Jessica Rae Sacco was suffocated, stabbed, dismembered, and her remains were dumped in parts of Ohio and Kentucky.

Dann Fights For Law License

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Former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann goes before the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday to make a case for keeping his law license. Dann now practices law in the Cleveland area.
6:49AM
April 3, 2012

For the first time in Ohio history, the Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether to suspend the law license of a former attorney general.

Should Welfare Recipients Lose Benefits If They Don’t Work?

6:00AM
April
3, 2012

Ohio’s welfare rolls have dropped 18% over the past year. The state has dropped some from the rolls because they could not prove they are working or going to school. Should welfare recipients lose their benefits if they don’t work?