WOSU News Archives For: April 27, 2012

COTA Vote On Contract Sets Up Possible Labor Dispute

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The president of the union representing more than 600 COTA employees says the union is prepared to strike if necessary.
9:15AM
April
27, 2012

The president of the union representing more than 600 COTA employees says the union is prepared to strike if necessary.

Auditor: ODOT Could Save $6 Million

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performance review of the transportation agency. He says about 42 percent of Ohio's backhoes, excavators and other equipment are used only 5 percent of the time.
9:09AM
April 27, 2012

A report by the state’s auditor has found that the Ohio Department of Transportation could save more than $6 million by selling underused heavy equipment and vehicles and closing two rest stops in eastern Ohio.

The Challenges Of Deaf Soccer

7:53AM
April
27, 2012

The USA Men’s and Women’s Deaf Soccer National Teams will play exhibition matches tomorrow at Crew Stadium, as they prepare for the Deaf World Cup Games this summer. As WOSU’s Debbie Holmes reports, there are plenty of challenges for players facing opponents who can hear.

Lawmakers Continue Behind-The-Scenes Talks On Election Changes

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The repeal legislation was tabled by Rep. House Speaker Bill Batchelder.
7:30AM
April
27, 2012

Ohio lawmakers have shelves the repeal of the controversial election reform law that’s up for a referendum on the fall ballot. But that doesn’t mean they’re not talking about it.