WOSU News Archives For: September 27, 2012

State Lawmaker Requests Federal Election Monitors For Ohio

Dem. State Rep. Alicia Reece of Cincinnati.
September 27, 2012

Dem. State Rep. Alicia Reece wants federal election monitors in Ohio for the November election.

Fact-Check: Can Fracking Cause Earthquakes?

fracking well
Drilling rigs like this one have popped up around Ohio and other parts of the country since the advent of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."
27, 2012

The finding that a frack-water disposal well contributed to a series of earthquakes in northeast Ohio rattled many residents’ comfort with the industry, which is on the cusp of enormous growth across Northeast Ohio. But are the fears justified?

Obama, Romney Stump Around Ohio

Mitt Romney rallied support at Westerville South High School. President Obama visited the college campuses of Kent State University and Bowling Green State University.
September 27, 2012

The candidates made several appearances around Ohio on the same day a new independent poll gave the President a ten-point lead in the key battleground state.