WOSU News Archives For: October 3, 2012

Shigella Infects Hundreds At Columbus Daycare Centers

The bacterial infection is easily spread person-to-person, especially among young children who are diapered.
October 3, 2012

Heath officials report 435 cases of the bacterial infection in Franklin County this year. That’s compared to 24 in 2010 and 2011 combined.

Casino To Work Out Kinks Ahead Of Monday Opening

WOSU file photo
3, 2012

The casino set to open Monday on Columbus’ west side is testing its operations with an invitation-only “demonstration day” on Wednesday.

Morse Road Early Voting Site Means Longer Bus Rides For Many

The Franklin County Board of Elections says bus riders still have plenty of ways to get to the early voting site on Morse Rd.
3, 2012

This year early voting is in a new location. It’s larger, has more free parking, it’s away from downtown. For many, the new Morse road early voting center is easier to get to. But for voters who rely on COTA buses to get around, the new location is far from convenient.

Ohio Latinos Get Registered To Vote

Latino Voter Registration
Volunteers register Latino voters in the short North area of Columbus.
3, 2012

Like other states, Ohio’s Hispanic population is growing and becoming a larger political force. But still many eligible Latino voters are not registered. For this election, Central Ohio groups are trying to change that.