WOSU News Archives For: September 23, 2013

New Ohio Website To Determine Medicaid Eligibility

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Ohioans looking to find out whether they are eligible for Medicaid health coverage can soon go to a new state website to find out.
3:38PM
September
23, 2013

Ohioans trying to determine whether they are eligible for Medicaid health coverage can soon go to a new state website instead of visiting a county office.

Ohio Group Lacks Signatures In Internet Cafe Fight

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Opponents of an Ohio law that effectively bans Internet cafes have fallen more than 70,000 signatures short of the needed to place a repeal request on the fall ballot.
3:29PM
September
23, 2013

Group fighting Ohio Internet cafe ban falls short by 70,000 signatures to get repeal on November 2014 ballot.

Ohio Prison Suicides Not Limited To Mentally Ill

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Investigation finds prison suicides not limited to mentally ill inmates.
1:44PM
September
23, 2013

A new report finds that suicides by Ohio inmates are not limited to those on prison mental health units.

Anti-Fracking Item Won’t Be On Athens City Ballot

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12:00PM
September
23, 2013

The fall ballot in one southeastern Ohio city won’t include an initiative seeking to ban the controversial high-pressure oil and gas drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Columbus Man Killed By Bullet That Passed Through Wall

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10:51AM
September
23, 2013

Police say a man has died after being struck by a bullet that passed through the wall of a neighbor’s apartment in Columbus.

State Finishing Ohio School Data-Scrubbing Review

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Ohio Department of Education says it's almost done reviewing how altered attendance data affected state report cards for schools in eight districts.
9:40AM
September
23, 2013

The Ohio Department of Education says it’s almost done reviewing how altered attendance data affected state report cards for schools in eight districts.

Somali President Speaks At Ohio State

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Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud speaks to an audience at The Ohio State University.
9:32AM
September 23, 2013

The president of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Monday told a Columbus audience he offers condolences and sympathies to the victims of the mall attack in neighboring Kenya. Mohamud vowed to help bring the attackers to justice. But his visit to Columbus also brought protests.