WOSU News Archives For: April 19, 2012

Motel One Ordered Closed By Friday

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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.
4:43PM
April
19, 2012

Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale has ordered a neglected hotel on East Broad Street to be shut down by noon Friday.

Governor Kasich Endorses Presidential Hopeful Mitt Romney

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Ohio Governor John Kasich has thrown his support behind presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney
2:31PM
April
19, 2012

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has thrown his support behind Mitt Romney for president as the presumptive Republican nominee visits the battleground state.

Ten Charged In Day Care Scheme

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10:14AM
April
19, 2012

Investigators in the Lima area say they found empty day care centers that were getting payments from the state and paying employees for work not performed.

Should Public Broadcasters Run Political Underwriting Messages?

10:13AM
April
19, 2012

A federal appeals court in California has ruled the ban on political advertising on non-commercial broadcast stations is unconstitutional. The decision likely will be appealed. Should public broadcasters run paid political underwriting messages.

Busy Execution Schedule Follows Return Of Death Penalty

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Ohio has 11 executions scheduled over the next 20 months.
8:57AM
April
19, 2012

Ohio could regain its status as one of the country’s busiest death penalty states, with 11 executions scheduled over the next 20 months.

Protesters Rally As Lawmakers Debate New Drilling Rules

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Anti-fracking protesters occupy the steps of the Ohio Statehouse on Thursday, April 18.
8:23AM
April
19, 2012

Debate continues hot and heavy at the Ohio legislature over proposed new rules on oil and gas drilling from Governor John Kasich.

Democrats Attack “Ridiculous” Planned Parenthood Effort

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A second day of hearings on the budget amendment is expected Thursday. A House vote on the measure could come as soon as next week.
8:00AM
April
19, 2012

Statehouse Democrats call the GOP-backed effort to put Planned Parenthood at the back of the line for federal funding “the rhetoric of the ridiculous.”

Columbus Cuban-American: Ozzie Guillen Reopened Old Wounds

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Columbus Attorney and Cuban American Joseph Mas returns to Havana to attend a Papal mass.
6:30AM
April
19, 2012

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen’s admiration of Fidel Castro infuriated South Florida’s Cuban Americans and left many outside Miami wondering how an off-hand remark can cause outrage 50 years after the Cuban revolution. A central Ohio Cuban American helps us understand the controversy.