WOSU News Archives For: October 15, 2012

Ohio Officials Spread Word On New Medicaid Benefit

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Plans are underway to better coordinate care for Medicaid patients who suffer from mental illness and chronic health problems such as heart disease or diabetes.
15, 2012

State officials are spreading the word about a plan to better coordinate care for Medicaid beneficiaries with severe mental illness who also face chronic medical issues, such as heart disease or diabetes.

Mandel, Brown Meet In 1st Ohio Senate Debate

Republican challenger Josh Mandel sparred with incumbent U.S. Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown at the first of three debates Monday in Cleveland.
October 15, 2012

Cheers and boos from a lively crowd greeted the candidates in the combative campaign for Ohio’s U.S. Senate as they faced off in their first formal debate.

Supreme Court Sets Hearing Date For Fired Mt.Vernon Teacher

John Freshwater taught at Mount Vernon High School for 21 years.
15, 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled a February hearing in the more than four-year-old case of a public school science teacher who was fired for preaching religious beliefs and failing to comply with district orders.

$8.5 Million Algae Treatment Not Working

The 13,000-acre Grand Lake St. Marys in western Ohio was sprayed with aluminum sulfate in April that was supposed to keep the blue-green algae from feeding on phosphorous in the water. A similar treatment was applied last year.
15, 2012

A two-year, $8.5 million project to stop toxic algae in Ohio’s largest inland lake isn’t working.

Latest Mansfield Arson “Worst Yet”

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15, 2012

Authorities in Mansfield say the latest in a string of 34 arson fires destroyed a vacant house late Sunday.

GOP’s Ryan Visits Ohio; First Lady Also In State

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will campaign today in Cincinnati. First Lady Michelle Obama has scheduled events in Cleveland and Delaware.
October 15, 2012

Republican GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and First Lady Michelle Obama will be reaching out to voters in campaign appearances in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Delaware.

China Trade, Ohio Jobs Likely Topics In Brown, Mandel Debate

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Republican challenger Josh Mandel (left) and Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown (right) debate twice this week in bid for U-S Senate
15, 2012

Candidates for U.S. Senate in Ohio debate this afternoon in Cleveland and later this week in Columbus. Unlike races for statewide office, candidates for senate often include national and international trade issues in their pitch for votes.