Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: July 15, 2013
It has been several months since Columbus Mayor Michael Colemanâ€™s education commission submitted recommendations on how to improve the cityâ€™s struggling school district. Monday Governor John Kasich, signed House Bill 167 dubbed the Columbus Education Plan, sparked from the education commission. Significant changes are in store for the district.
Columbus city leaders say theyâ€™re bringing more jobs to the capital city with two incentive-laden deals. But one deal seems to go against a pact to not poach jobs from neighboring communities.
An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying changes to the state’s death penalty law is almost guaranteed to produce majority and minority reports on their findings when its work is finished later this year.
The city that served as backdrop to the 1994 prison drama “The Shawshank Redemption” plans a 20th anniversary celebration of the filming.
Booming energy production in shale formations has made a northeast Ohio county the top location in the state for underground injection of drilling wastes.
Audits in Kentucky, Florida and Ohio found Aramark charged states for meals not served, substituted cheaper ingredients into recipes or served inadequate portions.
Since deadly school shootings in Chardon, Ohio and Newtown, Connecticut, Ohio educators and lawmakers looked for more effective ways to prevent violence in schools. Tucked into the new state budget is a measure that allows Ohio school districts to ask voters for tax money specifically earmarked for school safety or security.