WOSU News Archives For: August 3, 2012
U-S Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack told an Ohio State Fair crowd on Friday its critically important for congress to pass a comprehensive farm bill before the end of September. Vilsack says the combination of legislative stops and starts and drought takes a financial toll that is only partially offset by federal subsidies and crop insurance.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says preliminary autopsy results on Deanna Ballman shows no signs of trauma to her body.
A former Columbus City Schools auditor alleges the superintendent interfered during a student attendance probe in 2004.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is visiting the Ohio State Fair on Friday to discuss the country’s worst drought in decades and his department’s efforts to help producers.
The deal calls for Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner to sell all of his interest in the team over the next four years to Tennessee truck stop magnate Jimmy Haslam III.
The petition drive for “Yes For Ohio’s Energy Future” calls for the state to establish a commission to dole out $13 billion for projects including, but not limited to, alternative energy.
The fight against the emerald ash borer in the Midwest is nearing its 10th anniversary. Scientists and tree experts have tried many ways to stop the infestation. But it has spread from Southern Michigan throughout Ohio, threatening the state’s 4 billion ash trees. WOSU has an update on the fight and possible signs of hope.