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.
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.
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

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.
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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16, 2013

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