WOSU News Archives For: April 24, 2012

Ohio Panel Accepts Changes To Exotic Animal Rules

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An Ohio Senate Committee is working on legislation to regulate the ownership of exotic animals in the state.
2:36PM
April
24, 2012

An Ohio Senate committee has accepted a slew of changes to a measure aimed at regulating exotic animals in the state.

Parties Face Off In Court Over Ohio Legislative Maps

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Ohio State Flag
2:21PM
April 24, 2012

Justices in Ohio are weighing arguments that will determine the fate of Ohio’s newly drawn legislative map.

OSU Moves Forward With Parking Bids

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One of the many parking signs around the OSU campus.
12:04PM
April
24, 2012

Ohio State University has started accepting bids as part of a possible lease of its parking operations. The school says it will not accepts bids lower than $375 million for a 50-year lease.

Teacher Retirement Changes Include Higher Payments, Smaller Raises

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The plan, which still needs approval from state lawmakers, would increase teacher payments into their retirement accounts and decrease cost-of-living raises.
8:25AM
April
24, 2012

The plan aimed at saving $13 billion in accrued liabilities is the fourth package of its kind sent to lawmakers since 2009.

Who Should Romney Pick For Vice President?

7:49AM
April
24, 2012

Should it be U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, Mitch Daniels, Paul Ryan, or someone else?

Looking For Work After 50

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Solon, Ohio resident Dave Dickson now works as a laborer in a warehouse similar to the one he used to manage.
7:25AM
April
24, 2012

After spending decades building a career, many Ohioans start making plans to kick back and enjoy their retirement. But a growing number of people in their 50s have found themselves back at square one, trying to start the job search all over again.

Legislative Map Goes Before Ohio Supreme Court

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The Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday over the legality of the state's new legislative districts.
7:01AM
April
24, 2012

Democrats sued to have the map thrown out on grounds that Republican state leaders, who controlled the process, violated provisions of the Ohio Constitution that prohibit districts that split up communities. Republicans insist the map is legal.