WOSU News Archives For: December 21, 2012

Ohio Insurance Plan To Help Children With Autism

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Ohio is moving to make sure health insurance plans will cover treatment and services for children with autism.
3:47PM
December
21, 2012

Ohio is moving to make sure health insurance plans will cover treatment and services for children with autism.

5,000 People Leave Unemployment Rolls As Employers Add 1,600 Jobs

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Ohio's unemployment fell to 6.8 percent last month, the third straight drop after a summer of flat employment reports.
10:42AM
December 21, 2012

The latest monthly report from the state reports a November unemployment of 6.8 percent. That’s down from 6.9 percent in October and the lowest since the summer of 2008.

Firearms Organization Offers Free Gun Training To Teachers

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The first three-day course for 24 teachers is scheduled for early next month.
7:56AM
December
21, 2012

The class offered by the Buckeye Firearms Association will include free tuition, ammunition, and lodging for 24 Ohio teachers.

Central Ohio Gun Sales Spike In Midst of Gun Control Debate

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Members of the Aim-Hi shooting club in New Albany fire at targets in the indoor shooting range.
7:15AM
December
21, 2012

The National Rifle Association today is expected to break its silence on the Newtown school shootings. During the past week, while calls for tough gun control increased, gun sales spiked at some Central Ohio gun shops.

Too Many Police-Involved Shootings In Columbus? Part 2

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Columbus Police Chief Kimberley Jacobs talks to reporters after Columbus Police were involved in three shootings in a week in July.
5:55AM
December 21, 2012

In the past two years, Columbus police officers have fired their weapons during encounters 42 times. They’ve killed 14 people.