WOSU News Archives For: November 27, 2012

Ohio Senate Puts End To ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill

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The Ohio Senate will not consider the so-called "heartbeat abortion" bill.
3:22PM
November 27, 2012

An Ohio bill that would have imposed the most stringent restriction on abortions in the nation has met its end.

New Albany School Levy Passes

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The Franklin County Board of Elections says the addition of provisional ballots puts the New Albany school levy over the top.
2:09PM
November
27, 2012

The Franklin County Board of Elections says the New Albany school levy which has been in limbo since election night has passed.

14-Vote Margin Sends Ohio House Race To Recount

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A tight state house race is headed to a recount after official tallies put the Republican incumbent just 14 votes ahead of his Democratic challenger.
11:40AM
November
27, 2012

A tight Ohio House race is headed to a recount after official tallies put the Republican incumbent just 14 votes ahead of his Democratic challenger.

Ohio Abortions At All-Time Low

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The number of Ohio abortions drops by 12 % last year.
10:23AM
November 27, 2012

Abortions by Ohio women are at an all-time low. The Ohio Department of Health reports that induced abortions dropped 12 percent last year, hitting the lowest number since the state started tracking them 35 years ago.

Ohio Supreme Upholds New Legislative Districts

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New Ohio House and Senate Districts.
9:42AM
November 27, 2012

In a defeat for Democrats, the Ohio Supreme Court has let a newly drawn state legislative map stand. In a ruling Tuesday, the high court said Ohio’s Constitution doesn’t require political neutrality when drafting new House and Senate districts.

Shared Services Aims To Save Schools Money Amid Funding Cuts

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Ohio Shared Services Action Plan calls for schools to share resources to save money.
8:30AM
November 27, 2012

Sharing services could save school districts millions of dollars, however critics say the savings fall well short of replacing federal and state funding.

Gov. John Kasich Says Ohio’s Workforce Help Plans Too Fragmented

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Governor Kasich met Monday with members of his executive workforce board
7:28AM
November 27, 2012

A new advisory board has met for the first time, to try to come up with a way for the state to manage what the governor calls a fragmented workforce development system.