Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
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A Wisconsin news organization and an advocacy group identified Stephen and Nancy Einhorn as the billboard buyers. The venture capitalist and Tea Party supporter now say they placed the billboards as a public service.
Had enough of the election yet? WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz has had just about enough. But he takes time to teach us about an issue on the ballot that has gotten little attention â€“ Issue #1 which asks if Ohioans want to hold a constitutional convention.
Upper Arlington voters next week will decide what many believe could lead the success or failure of the cityâ€™s new entertainment district along Lane Avenue. Voters will decide whether to allow alcohol sales in some parts of the district that are now â€œdry.â€ WOSU reports the issue has divided and confused Upper Arlington Voters.
High winds and the seasonâ€™s first snowfall are expected overnight as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall on the East Coast. The severe weather has affected flights all over the country. WOSU talked with travelers at Port Columbus this Monday afternoon.
A newly formed board created by Ohio’s law on exotic animals is slated to meet this week to discuss caging standards and requirements for dangerous wildlife.
American Electric Power says hundreds of line workers are headed to Ohio and other states likely to see effects from Hurricane Sandy.
Tens of thousands of Ohioans are still without power after Superstorm Sandy brought high winds and the season’s first snow to some parts of the state overnight.
Ohio has seen what seems like a never-ending stream of campaign visits. Just last week, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were together in Dayton, Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan rallied in North Canton, and all four candidates stumped separately throughout the state. Communities say the costs of protecting those candidates are adding up.
The early voting period in Ohio is more than half over, and so far more than 33,000 have cast their ballots in person at Franklin Countyâ€™s early voting center on Morse Road. Thatâ€™s more than double the number who voted early four years ago. The voting center is abuzz with politicking and civic duty.
Ohio’s top elections official is appealing a federal ruling that expands the conditions under which provisional ballots are counted in the presidential swing state.