WOSU News Archives For: September 25, 2012

Jack Nicklaus To Join Mitt Romney At Westerville Rally

Jack Nicklaus
September 25, 2012

Legendary golfer and Upper Arlington native Jack Nicklaus will join Mitt Romney when the Republican presidential nominee holds a rally Wednesday in Westerville .

Ohio Mall Terrorism Defendant Faces Deportation

Nuradin Abdi
September 25, 2012

Federal immigration authorities are preparing to deport a Somali immigrant who federal prosecutors say plotted to attack an Ohio shopping mall.

GOP’s Paul Ryan Holds Town Hall In Cincinnati

GOP Vice President candidate Paul Ryan spoke in Cincinnati Tuesday. President Obama is set to be in Ohio Wednesday.
September 25, 2012

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan told an Ohio audience he and Mitt Romney will tackle the debt crisis, improve unemployment and cut spending if they’re elected.

Franklin County Rejects Voter-Roll Challenges

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September 25, 2012

Elections officials in the Columbus area have dismissed a slate of voter-registration challenges lodged by an activist group.

Columbus Unemployment Rate Down Sharply In August

Local unemployment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows Columbus' unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in August.
September 25, 2012

The latest monthly jobs report from the state says Columbus’ unemployment fell to 6 percent in August. That’s a half-percent lower than July and more than a full percent below the statewide average.

Columbus Officers Cleared In Deadly Shooting

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September 25, 2012

Officers Robin Medley and Christopher Britt say they fatally shot Michael Kelly while he was attempting to ram them with an SUV.

Progressive Group Files Complaint Over Romney Coal Mine Ads

Mitt Romney hosted the rally at a Beallsville, Ohio coal mine owned by Murray Energy
September 25, 2012

Progress Ohio has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission. It claims the owner of an eastern Ohio mine required workers to attend a Romney rally, which the complaint says amounts to a campaign donation.

Husted Gets Failing Grades From Voting Rights Group

Members of the Ohio Unity Coalition meet with reporters on Monday to announce "failing grades" for Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted for his actions related to the November election.
25, 2012

Members of a voter rights group say Ohio’s Secretary of State has failed the state and voters on several fronts related to the fall election.