WOSU News Archives For: April 19, 2013

Boy Scouts Proposes To Allow Gay Youth

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Boy Scouts of America has proposed to allow gay youth into the organization.
April 19, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America proposed Friday afternoon to allow gay youth membership into the organization, but decided to maintain its current ban adult gay Scout leaders.

Unemployment Rate Edges Up As Employers Shed 20,000 Jobs

Ohio's unemployment rose to 7.1 percent in March. The state's workforce shrank by 20,400 workers, while a second survey of workers showed about 1,000 people joined the ranks of the unemployed.
April 19, 2013

The Ohio workforce decreased by more than 20,000 jobs in March and about 1,000 people joined the ranks of the unemployed.

State Rep. To Challenge Portman After Gun Bill Vote

Dem. State Rep. Bob Hagan (Youngstown) says he'll run against Rep. U.S. Senator Rob Portman in 2016.
April 19, 2013

Democratic State Rep. Bob Hagan was so infuriated by U.S. Senator Rob Portman’s vote against this week’s failed gun bill that he’s running against Portman in 2016.