WOSU News Archives For: September 19, 2013

Ohio Board OKs Medicaid Proposal As Single Issue

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The Ohio Ballot Board has cleared the way for supporters of expanding Medicaid to begin collecting signatures to put the matter on next year's ballot.
3:27PM
September
19, 2013

Supporters of a proposal to expand Medicaid can now begin collecting signatures in a campaign that could put the issue before Ohio voters next year.

Critics Rave About Jersey Boys

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Brandon Andrus, Nick Cosgrove, Jason Kappus and Nicolas Dromard
2:09PM
September 19, 2013

Jersey Boys opened September 17th at the Ohio Theater in downtown Columbus to an ecstatic audience who embraced the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Critic Rave About ‘Jersey Boys’

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Brandon Andrus, Nick Cosgrove, Jason Kappus and Nicolas Dromard ina scene from Jersey Boys currently playing at the Ohio Theater in Columbus.
12:49PM
September 19, 2013

Jersey Boys opened to a packed and enthusiastic audience Wednesday night. the audience can only be described as ecstatic as it embraced the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Video Confessor Awaits Sentence, Media Attention Swirls

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Matthew Cordle, center, turns himself in with his lawyers.
10:35AM
September
19, 2013

There’s little question that the case of 22 year old Matthew Cordle is unusual. Before prosecutors brought any charges Cordle publicly confessed to the crime on a you tube video against his attorney’s advice. He now awaits sentence in the Franklin County jail.

Ohio Ranks 7th Highest In Poverty

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Ohio ranks 7th highest in poverty rate among states.
8:03AM
September
19, 2013

New census figures show that the number of Ohioans who fall below the poverty line is around 1.8 million.

Gov. Kasich Rejects Clemency For Condemned Ohio Killer Of 2

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Governor Kasich denies clemency for condemned killer Harry Mitts.
7:32AM
September 19, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has rejected clemency for a condemned killer of two men, including a suburban Cleveland police officer who had rushed to the scene of the shooting.

A Libertarian Candidate Joining Race For Ohio Governor

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Libertarian candidate Charlie Earl will announce his candidacy for Ohio governor in Tiffin.
7:08AM
September
19, 2013

The race for governor next year will get more crowded tonight when a libertarian candidate launches his campaign in Tiffin.