WOSU News Archives For: December 6, 2012

Orange Township Misses Fire Levy Deadline By Two Minutes

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If approved, the levy would have meant $7.6 million in annual funding for the department.
12:53PM
December 6, 2012

The ruling by the Delaware County Board of Elections could mean the end of the fire department established in 1951.

John Kasich: Energy Companies May Be Using Out Of State Workers

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Drilling rigs like this one have popped up around Ohio and other parts of the country since the advent of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."
10:04AM
December
6, 2012

Governor John Kasich says he’s concerned energy companies that are tapping into Ohio’s oil and gas supplies are using out-of-state workers.

Nationwide Now Says More Than One Million Exposed in Data Breach

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9:45AM
December
6, 2012

The Columbus-based company says an October data breach resulted in the exposure of birthdays, Social Security numbers, and other personal information of more than 1.1 million people.

Ohioans Nervous Over How Fiscal Deal Could Affect Medicaid

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7:54AM
December
6, 2012

As states look to federal lawmakers for a possible deal on the planned tax increases and spending cuts, a coalition of Ohio health care advocates is meeting Thursday to call on the state to expand Medicare.