WOSU News Archives For: April 16, 2013

Ohio House Budget Restricts Sex Health Instruction

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Some members of the Ohio House want to restrict what can be taught in sex education classes in public schools.
3:52PM
April
16, 2013

A powerful Ohio House panel has adopted a state budget amendment restricting what’s taught in health-education classes around Ohio.

ODOT: Slow Down In Construction Zones

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The Ohio Department of Transportation has placed portable speed limit signs in ten construction zones around the state in a bid to reduce fatal accidents.
3:26PM
April
16, 2013

The Ohio Department of Transportation this year has rolled out a new device to signal drivers to slow down in construction zones.

Cincinnati Marathon Reviewing Security Procedures

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The race's executive director, Iris Simpson-Bush, says the race already has extensive security and medical response plans in place, but officials will consider whether additional measures are needed.
10:35AM
April
16, 2013

Organizers of Cincinnati’s upcoming Flying Pig Marathon plan are reviewing security measures in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon explosions.

New Push To Ban Red-Light Cameras

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8:31AM
April
16, 2013

There’s a new push to ban the cameras that issue tickets to Ohio speeders and red-light runners.