WOSU News Archives For: December 20, 2013

Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion

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Ohio Supreme Court upholds Medicaid expansion
5:00PM
December 20, 2013

Ohio’s high court has upheld a state legislative panel’s vote to fund an expansion of Medicaid.

36 Years For Ex-Ohio Doctor In Pregnant Mom Death

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A New Albany ex-Doctor has been sentenced to 36 years in prison in the death of Deanna Ballman.
2:50PM
December 20, 2013

An ex-Ohio doctor has been sentenced to more than 36 years in prison for raping and killing an expectant mom who died after receiving a fatal heroin overdose.

Ohio Unemployment Down, But State Lost 12,000 Jobs In November

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Despite the drop, the November rate was still well above the seasonally adjusted jobless rate of 6.8 percent in November of last year.
8:59AM
December 20, 2013

The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in November to 7.4 percent, down slightly from the October rate of 7.5 percent.

Court Ruling Lets Vets Charities Keep Using Raffle Machines

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8:30AM
December
20, 2013

A Franklin County judge has ruled electronic raffle machines used by veterans charities and fraternal lodges can continue to operate for the next several months until a lawsuit is settled.

Gay Marriage Supporters Say Poll Shows They Could Win At Ballot

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A group trying to overturn Ohio’s ban on gay marriage says a new poll shows most Ohioans would vote to pass their proposed amendment.
8:18AM
December
20, 2013

Freedom to Marry says their new poll shows Ohioans are increasingly supportive of gay marriage. But some conservatives are skeptical of the new numbers.