Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
WOSU News Archives For July 2012
Wednesday marks the President’s sixth visit to Ohio in less than two months. But a political scientist says it’s a little surprising that he’s visiting an area that voted solidly republican four years ago.
Republican U.S. Rep. Steven LaTourette says the atmosphere in the House “no longer encourages the finding of common ground.”
Democrats are joining an tea Party-backed group in a legal challenge to the state’s semi-private job creation agency.
Witnesses report flames shooting skyward and downtown Circleville full of smoke this morning after a massive fire at the bowling alley and skating rink.
Earlier this month, members of Voters First fell more than 130,000 signatures short of getting their redistricting proposal on the fall ballot. Now they’re once again claiming to have the necessary signatures.
While recent rains and slightly lower temperatures brought some short-term drought relief, the long hot dry spell during much of June and July is expected to take a huge toll on corn and soybean yields in Ohio and other big farming states. While this year looks bad for farmers, it follows several very good years some with record yields.
A Kent State University student accused of posting a message on Twitter saying he planned to “shoot up” the northeastern Ohio campus has been instructed to stay away from the school and its president.
State Rep. Kirk Schuring says the goal is to have the House vote on pension legislation sometime in September.
22-year-old Abby Johnston won a silver medal Sunday in the womenâ€™s 3-meter springboard synchronized diving event.
Police say the incident may have been a drug-related robbery.