WOSU News Archives For: September 20, 2013

Investigators Get Break In Hit-Skip Case

Scales of Justice
Investigators say they have a suspect in the hit-skip accident that killed a DeSales High School teacher.
20, 2013

Investigators looking into a hit-skip accident that killed a Central Ohio high school teacher say they have a break in the case.

Franklin County Sales Tax Could Rise Next Year

Franklin County Commissioner John O'Grady says County Commissioners could vote on a sales tax increase next Tuesday.
September 20, 2013

Franklin County Commissioners are poised to raise the county sales tax by a half percent next Tuesday.

Columbus Hosts Comic Con

William Shatner is among actors who will visit Columbus this week-end as part of Ohio Comic Con at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
20, 2013

Ohio Comic Con, comes to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The annual convention has grown into a 3 day event, expecting thousands of visitors.

Ohio’s Jobless Rate Ticks Upward

Local unemployment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows Ohio' s unemployment rate increased to 7.3 percent in August.
September 20, 2013

Ohio’s unemployment rate increased slightly in August. It now matches the national rate. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the seasonally adjusted jobless rate in August was 7.3 percent.

Study Shows Political Donations To Fracking Interests

fracking well
A hydraulic fracturing worksite
20, 2013

Fracking has been one of the most prevalent policy topics inside the Statehouse. A new study follows the money to find out whether campaign contributions are driving the political agenda.