WOSU News Archives For: August 27, 2013

Ohio State Grad, Pro-Democracy Activist in Egypt Arrested

Mohamed Soltan
Ohio State graduate, Mohamed Soltan was arrested in Egypt on Sunday, Aug. 25.
12:47PM
August 27, 2013

25 year old Ohio State University graduate Mohamed Soltan was arrested Sunday while protesting for democracy in Egypt. Security forces under the new interim government took him into custody. His current status remains unclear and his location is unknown.

Board Rejects Mercy For Condemned Ohio Killer Of 2

Harry Mitts
The Ohio Parole Board has rejected mercy for condemned killer Harry Mitts Jr. who shot two people, including a police officer.
11:35AM
August 27, 2013

The Ohio Parole Board has rejected mercy for a condemned killer who shot two people, including a police officer.

Ohio Senators Continue Health Care Field Hearings

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The Ohio Senate's Medicaid subcommittee will meet in Dayton at CareSource, one of the largest Medicaid managed care plans in the country.
10:42AM
August
27, 2013

State lawmakers exploring possible changes to Ohio’s health care system are expected to hear from a health plan on Tuesday.

Ohio Activists To Rally Against “Obamacare”

Cincinnati Tea Party
Tea party activists and other Ohio conservatives opposed to "Obamacare" will march outside of one of House Speaker John Boehner's district offices in Troy.
10:32AM
August
27, 2013

Tea party activists and other Ohio conservatives opposed to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul will rally against it at one of House Speaker John Boehner’s district offices.

GOP Says Former Treasurer Lied About Knowledge of Investigation

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Kevin Boyce’s former deputy is accused of devising a kickback scheme and is charged with money laundering, bribery, and conspiracy. If found guilty, he could face up to 60 years in prison.
7:55AM
August
27, 2013

The chairman of the Ohio Republican Party says former Ohio Treasurer Kevin Boyce is lying about his knowledge of a federal investigation. Now they say they have proof.