With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Ohio State Grad, Pro-Democracy Activist in Egypt Arrested
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.
Soltan’s friends and family in Columbus and in Washington D.C. are reported to be contacting Congressional leaders to find more information about his arrest and to help in his release.