A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
WOSU News Archives For: July 31, 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.