WOSU News Archives For: June 26, 2012

Columbus Man May Get Life In Pregnant Woman’s Slaying

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A Cuyahoga County judge rules man guilty of killing his wife and brother-in-law is not competent for death penalty
3:58PM
June
26, 2012

A jury is recommending that an Ohio man convicted of killing a pregnant woman spend life in prison without parole instead of receiving the death penalty.

Ohio Gov Signs Bill To Curb Ex-Inmate Hardships

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Ohio Governor John Kasich signs thirteen bills into law at the Statehouse.
3:48PM
June
26, 2012

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed 13 bills, including one to ease ex-inmates back into the workforce as cosmetologists, salvage-yard dealers and construction workers.

Committee to School Board: Delay Levy Effort Until Next Fall

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The district is fully-funded through the next two school years, but would face possible cuts in a 2013 levy failed.
12:00PM
June 26, 2012

The advisory committee voted Tuesday morning to urge Columbus City Schools administrators to wait a year before asking voters to approve a 7.5-mil levy.

Arizona-Style Immigration Law In Ohio?

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SB 1070 ignited protests in Arizona and around the country.
7:15AM
June
26, 2012

Despite the controversy SB 1070 caused in Arizona, one Ohio lawmaker wants to mirror the so-called “show me your papers” clause that’s been held up by the U.S. Supreme Court.