WOSU News Archives For: May 25, 2012

Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Gay Marriage Proposal

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Supporters of gay marriage want a measure on the 2013 Ohio ballot repealing the 2004 ban on gay marriage.
12:36PM
May
25, 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against a proposed constitutional amendment that looks to legalize gay marriage in Ohio.

Statehouse Bill Would Ban Employers From Requiring Passwords

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8:52AM
May
25, 2012

The measure would ban employers from requiring current or potential employees to give up their passwords to social media sites like Facebook.

Legislature Skips Columbus In “Racino” Money

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The gambling overhaul cleared the Ohio Legislature Thursday and is expected to soon be signed into law by Governor John Kasich.
7:31AM
May 25, 2012

The bill that cleared the Ohio House and Senate late Thursday sends at least $2 million to every “racino” city except Columbus.

Teens Targeted For Summer Jobs

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Young job seekers attend a job fair.
5:00AM
May
25, 2012

While Ohio unemployment trends downward the job market remains especially tough for teens and young adults. Now a central Ohio non-profit agency and private industry are staging job fairs to help put a dent in youth unemployment.