National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
WOSU News Archives For March 2013
The top lawyer for the Ohio prisons system steps down this month after more than three decades to take a new job with the Ohio attorney general’s office.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has joined an effort to implore the Obama administration to exempt private employers from having to provide contraceptive coverage if they have religious objections.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to consider the harm suffered by intended recipients of stolen gift cards and the people who mailed them when the former Ohio postal worker who took the cards is sentenced next month.
A new smartphone application helps people assess their HIV risk levels.
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says a total of 450 votes in the 2012 election have come under scrutiny and just more than a quarter of them were turned over to law enforcement for investigation.
The satellite TV provider says the new positions are being added to meet demand for its DRV service known as the Hopper.
Some environmentalists, drilling companies, philanthropic groups, and others are touting a compromise on the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or â€œfracking.â€ But some major Ohio environmental groups are unconvinced.
LaQuinton Ross hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play, and Ohio State advanced to the brink of its second straight Final Four appearance with a 73-70 victory over Arizona on Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals.
Police in Circleville say they have made four arrests in connection with the severe beating of a 21-year-old woman during a neighborhood brawl.
Columbus doctors and emergency personnel stood Thursday called on Congress to act against gun violence. WOSU reports the move was part of the national movement, Mayors Against Illegal Guns.