WOSU News Archives For: November 8, 2013

Former GOP Congressman Mocks Tea Party In New Ads

The ad mocks failed Senate candidate including Todd Akin and Christine O'Donnell.
8, 2013

Steven LaTourette has left Congress and now runs an organization that backs moderate conservatives.

Ohio Health Centers Get Money From Affordable Care Act

The Lower Lights Christian Health Center on West Broad Street will receive $216,667 in federal money.
November 8, 2013

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 11 community health centers in Ohio will get $6.8 million in federal money under the new health care law.

Political Parties Have Different Take-Aways From Election Results

The Ohio GOP, the Ohio Democratic Party, and the leader of the Portage County Tea Party all see hopeful messages in this week's election results.
November 8, 2013

It’s said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The same could be true with this week’s election results.

Ohio Coal Industry Shrinks

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Sign marks entrance to Buckingham coal mine in Corning, Ohio. One of two mines still operating in Perry County, southeast of Columbus.
8, 2013

Ohio’s coal industry suffered another setback when Murray Energy last month announced it would close its mine in Brilliant – on the Ohio River. Coal is still a one-billion dollar industry in Ohio, but coal consumption has fallen to a 20-year low. Regulation and competition are to blame.