WOSU News Archives For: March 14, 2014

About 54,000 Ohioans Enroll In Expanded Medicaid

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Fifty-four thousand Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid since the program was expanded late last year.
12:07PM
March
14, 2014

More than 54,000 Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program.

Red Light Camera Challenge Gains Supporters

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Traffic cameras have brought in tens of millions of dollars for Ohio cities. Public safety officials say the main goal of the cameras is public safety.
11:42AM
March
14, 2014

Nearly 30 state lawmakers and two civil liberties groups are backing a driver’s challenge to traffic cameras as it goes before the Ohio Supreme Court.

Blue Jackets Continue Playoff Push

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Derek Mackenzie waits for the puck to drop on a faceoff earlier this season.
10:36AM
March 14, 2014

The Blue Jackets lost to the Sharks in a shootout Thursday night, but they’d still make the playoffs if the season ended today. WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with a Blue Jackets beat writer about what to expect down the stretch.

Charter Schools Recruit Brookhaven High School Students

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Brookhaven High School is scheduled to close in June. Area charter schools are competing for the school's current students.
7:18AM
March
14, 2014

The scheduled closing of Brookhaven High School in June has upended lives of hundreds of Columbus high school students. The class of 2014 will be the last to graduate from the Karl Road school. Younger students will have to change schools. That has unleashed competition for students between the district and area charter schools.