WOSU News Archives For: June 27, 2012

COTA And Union Workers Still Disagree On New Contract

cota_bus
COTA bus in Columbus
1:27PM
June
27, 2012

Thousands of COTA bus riders could find themselves scrambling to get to work next week if union workers go on strike. Union leaders will meet again with COTA executives on Sunday to try to reach an agreement.

Troopers Seize 32 Kilos Of Cocaine Near Springfield

highway_patrol
asdf
12:22PM
June 27, 2012

The State Highway Patrol seized an estimated $2.8 million in cocaine from a tractor-trailer near Springfield Wednesday morning.

Poll Gives President Nine-Point Lead In Ohio

obama_romney_2
The latest survey from Quinnipiac University gives President Obama a nine-point lead over presumptive Republican nominee mitt Romney.
9:33AM
June 27, 2012

The latest survey by Quinnipiac University says 47 percent of likely Ohio voters now support the President, while Mitt Romney garners 38 percent support.

Commentary: Kasich Not Helping Ohio Tuition Increases

oval_protest
Ohio State University students in March protested tuition increases.
8:04AM
June
27, 2012

Ohio ranks second in the nation on a list of public universities with the highest tuition. WOSU commnentator Andrew Miller says Gov. John Kasich isn’t helping.

East Side Towers Overhauled By Private Owners

skyview_towers
One of the two Skyview Towers that sit in Columbus' Mount Vernon neighborhood just off Interstate 670.
6:29AM
June
27, 2012

Until 2 years ago, the Sawyer Towers housing project was owned by the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority. Now it’s privately owned, crime is down, and the towers are 95 percent occupied.