Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For January 2013
Ohio’s governor is proposing a school-funding overhaul he says will help poor districts compete more evenly while introducing changes to promote innovation and performance.
U-S Senator from Ohio, Rob Portman says there should always be a presumption in favor of a presidential nominee. But, he says he’s not decided yet whether to vote in favor of Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that after state regulators issue a permit to drill for oil or natural gas, thereâ€™s no place for critics to appeal.
After 23 years of snark, sarcasm and serious news stories, The Other Paper releases its final issue today.
The Ohio legislature has agreed to the governor’s plans to move the State of the State speech out of the capital for the second year in a row.
As Republican Gov. John Kasich prepares to release a new proposal for funding Ohio’s school, a liberal policy group is touting a new study they say shows the current state budget has been a disaster for schools.
Last month Governor John Kasich signed into law a bill designed to mitigate the effects of concussions that occur at youth sporting events.
A new report from the Ohio EPA shows improved water quality in the Scioto River. The Agency sampled Scioto river water in Delaware, Union, Franklin and Pickaway counties. It found 90% of the river meets federal clean water standards for aqautic life for fish and insects.
The Republican governor is expected this week to lay out his proposals for Ohio’s school funding and other education changes.
Franklin County commissioners today are expected to greenlight a $300,000 grant to help IBM find qualified workers for 30 dollar an hour jobs. That’s a solid middle class wage at a time when economists and community activists say such good-paying jobs have been in short supply.