WOSU News Archives For: December 23, 2013

Narrow Ruling Rejects Ohio Gay Marriage Ban

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2:53PM
December
23, 2013

A federal judge has declared in a ruling that applies only to death certificates that Ohio’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

Flood Waters Invade Findlay, Marion County

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Flood waters from the Scioto River closed many of the streets in the small Marion County village of Larue.
10:48AM
December
23, 2013

Several streets were closed Monday after heavy weekend flooding in Hancock and Marion Counties.

Columbus Launches Effort To Reduce Clintonville Health Hazard

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Katlyn Brogan (center) walks with friend and relatives along High Street in Clintonville. She says she's surprised by findings of rat activity in a recent survey of 800 Clintonville properties.
10:08AM
December
23, 2013

In Clintonville, rats are a topic of sidewalk conversation after city survey shows evidence of large presence of the rodents.

Deadline Looms For Gulf War Bonuses

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A memorial honors veterans of the first Gulf War in late 1990 and early 1991.
8:58AM
December
23, 2013

The state is urging Ohio veterans who served during the first Gulf war to apply for a bonus before a year-end deadline.

Consumers New To Health Insurance Face Learning Curve

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Healthcare navigator Jessica May (right) goes over different plans with Shelby Conrad, 60, of Clintonville.
5:00AM
December
23, 2013

Monday is the deadline to sign up through the federal healthcare exchange to get coverage by January First. The process was frustrating until the website improved, but people who have never had insurance faced a steep learning curve. WOSU met with one woman who received a crash course in private insurance.