WOSU News Archives For: September 25, 2013

Health Care Estimate Released In 36 States, Including Ohio

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Healthcare premium estimates have been released in 36 states, including Ohio.
12:08PM
September 25, 2013

The Obama administration is shifting into high gear to promote the new health care law ahead of an Oct. 1 start date for uninsured people to begin signing up. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius revelaed premiums and plan choices for 36 states where the federal government is taking the lead, including Ohio. The average sticker price [...]

Ohio Uses Last Dose Of Execution Drug On Convicted Killer

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Ohio inmate was executed this morning in Lucasville
10:58AM
September 25, 2013

A white gunman who spewed racial slurs before fatally shooting a black man and a police officer in a 1994 rampage at his Ohio apartment complex has been executed with the state’s last use of its execution drug.

Ohio Democratic Lawmakers Push Back On Abortion Budget Items

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Democrats in the Ohio statehouse push back on abortion-related items in the state budget.
9:01AM
September
25, 2013

Democrats say they’re pushing new legislation on abortion-related measures that were tucked into the state budget. The proposals come after an event that Democrats say gave women a voice, but some conservative activists say denied them a chance to speak.

Columbus Police Return To Headquarters After Evacuation

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Columbus police returned to their headquarters building early Wednesday morning after bomb scare
5:12AM
September 25, 2013

Columbus police are back in their headquarters building this morning after an evacuation overnight. Superviser Robert Little says an explosion heard by employees about 7:30 last night is linked to a battery on a scissor-lift.