WOSU News Archives For: August 24, 2013

Reinstatement Fee Pay Plan Has 2,200 Ohio Drivers

10:29PM
August
24, 2013

More than 2,200 Ohioans have enrolled in a program to help get suspended drivers back on the road more quickly by letting them pay license reinstatement fees in monthly installments and legally resume driving in the meantime.

Special COTA Buses Mulled For Columbus Hot Spots

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A bus in the COTA fleet.
10:14PM
August
24, 2013

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is developing a plan for special buses to carry riders among the hottest spots in downtown Columbus.

Coal Contributors Target Ohio GOP Legislators, Governor Kasich

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An Associated Press review finds associates of top Ohio coal firms Boich Cos. and Murray Energy have directed nearly $170,000 to the GOP-dominated Ohio House and Senate since 2011.
9:56PM
August
24, 2013

Coal interests that a veteran Ohio environmental regulator says contributed to his forced resignation have donated about $50,000 to Republican Gov. John Kasich since he took office.

Ohioans See Bump In 2012 Average Insurance Rates

8:47AM
August
24, 2013

Ohioans saw increases in their homeowners and auto insurance rates last year, though they’re still getting a bargain.