WOSU News Archives For: January 20, 2014

MLK Jr. Legacy Marked With Ohio Parades, Projects

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Ohio Governor John Kasich and his Democratic rival Ed FitzGerald appeared at Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations.
3:31PM
January 20, 2014

Republican Gov. John Kasich and his 2014 Democratic challenger, Cuyahoga County executive Ed FitzGerald, were among state and local officials across Ohio who commemorated the legacy of civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

State To See Another Blast Of Cold Air

Snow covered street in Hilliard, Ohio.
Ohioans brace for another blast of frigid temperatures and snow.
1:48PM
January
20, 2014

Another band of arctic air is descending into the northern U.S., bringing a wave of frigid temperatures expected to linger for most of the week.

Reynoldsburg Woman In Financial Scramble As Jobless Benefits End

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U.S. Department of Labor estimates 1-point-3 million Americans have been jobless for six months or longer.
7:20AM
January
20, 2014

For the long-term unemployed, the start of 2014 delivered more financial pain, the loss of unemployment compensation. The lost benefits will soon force hard life choices for thousands of Ohioans, including a Reynoldsburg resident whose financial lifeline has been cut.