WOSU News Archives For: May 8, 2013

Ohio Gov Hasn’t Lost Hope On Medicaid Expansion

Governor John Kasich
Governor Kasich says he continues to hope the state legislature will expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.
1:31PM
May 8, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he hasn’t given up hope that the Legislature will expand the Medicaid program under the federal health care law.

Are We Laughing With Charles Ramsey?

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Charles Ramsey talks to media Tuesday as people congratulate him for having helped some women get out of a Cleveland home. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Michelle Knight and a 6-year-old girl were rescued from the house
8:55AM
May 8, 2013

Our reaction to overnight Web celebrities like Charles Ramsey, Antoine Dodson, Sweet Brown and Ted Williams deserves a longer look.

Voters Mixed On Income Tax Hikes While School Levies Pass

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7:32AM
May 8, 2013

There will not be an increase in the city income tax in Gahanna, while voters approved a tax hike in London on the city’s fifth try.

Central Ohio Planners Prepare For Climate Change

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Sluice gates allow some water to overflow Hoover Dam in Northeast Franklin County. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission is developing a new climate change model to help predict future water supply for Central Ohio
5:29AM
May
8, 2013

Central Ohio is preparing for the effects of long-term climate change. The regional planning agency is using available weather and geologic data in a bid to predict future water supply. But, the new climate model comes at a cost.