WOSU News Archives For: November 12, 2012

Gas Prices In Ohio Start Higher To Begin The Week

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Gas prices higher for the week's start.
12, 2012

For the first time in nearly a month, Ohio drivers are seeing an increase in gas prices as the week begins.

Ohio Legislator Wants Tax Refunds On Debit Cards

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An Ohio legislator proposes state tax refunds on pre-paid debit cards.
12, 2012

An Ohio legislator thinks the state should offer taxpayers the option of getting their Ohio refunds on prepaid debit cards.

Ohioans’ Food Stamp Benefits To Decrease Next Year

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Ohioans who get food stamp benefits could see that aid shrink by about $50 a month next year.
12, 2012

Ohioans who get food stamp benefits could see that aid shrink by about $50 a month next year, partly because of a change in how the government calculates utility expenses for recipients.

Commentary – Old Town East – A Majestic Paradise

Homes in Olde Towne East, circa 1934
12, 2012

Tonight WOSU TV airs the latest in a series of documentaries telling the story of Columbus Neighborhoods. Tonight’s program looks at the history of Old Towne East. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says the majestic neighborhood just east of downtown has also seen its challenges.

A “Dry” Olde Towne East Improves Quality Of Life, Residents Say

Super Saver, one of the carryouts that shut its doors after voters banned sales of alcohol in Olde Towne East
12, 2012

The latest installment in the Columbus Neighborhoods series is a profile of the section known as Olde Towne East. Once the “silk stocking” of the city, sections of Olde Town East around Main Street began to decline. Two years ago local residents stepped in and voted the area “dry.”