WOSU News Archives For: May 16, 2012

Planned Parenthood Pushes Back Against Ohio Bill

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Supporters and opponents of state funding for Planned Parenthood pack a legislative hearing room at the Ohio Statehouse.
12:00PM
May 16, 2012

Advocates for Planned Parenthood centers in Ohio have packed a legislative hearing to show opposition to a measure that would send them to the back of the line to receive family planning money.

Drilling Rules Clear Senate, Still Criticized By Environmentalists

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One of the may natural gas drilling wells that have sprung up around the Midwest and Great Lakes regions in recent years.
11:26AM
May
16, 2012

The plan would beef up reporting requirements for drillers, but critics say the proposal is still far too weak.

Commentary: End Of Horse Racing Offers Grove City Options

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Grove City
11:06AM
May 16, 2012

In March Penn National Gaming announced plans to move Grove City’s Beulah Park horse racing to Youngstown. The move will reduce competition for Penn National’s West-side casino project. WOSU Commentator Stacia Kock says the decision to move the horse track affects more than just the casino.

Abercrombie Sales, Profits Tumble In First Quarter

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The company says existing store sales, a key indicator of economic health, slid five percent in the first quarter of 2012.
10:40AM
May
16, 2012

The New Albany-based retailer reports down profits and shrinking sales at existing stores in the first quarter of 2012.

Columbus Lands 160 Jobs At New Credit Card Data Center

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Gov. John Kasich talks with Carlos Minetti, an executive vice president at Discover Financial Services.
7:52AM
May
16, 2012

Gov. John Kasich touts tough negotiations and tax breaks in helping keep Discover from taking the jobs to Arizona or South Carolina.

Second Child Dies From Motorbike Accident

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Police say 9-year-old Gabryale Campbell has died from injuries sustained in the crash last Wednesday.
7:30AM
May
16, 2012

Police say Gabryale Campbell, 9, died at Children’s Hospital from injuries sustained last week when the motorbike she was riding on pulled into a street and was struck by a pickup truck.