WOSU News Archives For: April 8, 2014

Central Ohio Mumps Cases Rise; College Vaccine Policies Differ

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WOSU Archive
6:31PM
April 8, 2014

As of April 8, 163 cases of mumps had been reported in Franklin and Delaware counties.

Ohio Labor Group Blasts College-Athlete Amendment

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The Ohio Statehouse
5:56PM
April
8, 2014

A labor organization in Ohio is questioning a change made to a state budget bill that clarifies that college athletes are not employees under state law.

Ohio Lawmakers Strike Funding Cut Tied To Ballots

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WOSU Archive
5:51PM
April
8, 2014

A committee in the Republican-led Ohio House is removing language from Gov. John Kasich’s midterm budget bill that would have stripped counties of a portion of their local government funding if they mailed out absentee ballots in violation of state law.

Senators OK Bill On Allergy Shots In Ohio Schools

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A bill making it easier for schools, camps and coaches to stock epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions has the Ohio Senate.
3:35PM
April
8, 2014

A bill making it easier for schools, camps and coaches to stock general-use supplies of epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions has cleared its second legislative chamber.

Former A.G. Raises Questions About Conviction

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File photo
8:53AM
April
8, 2014

Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted.

City Council Approves New Food Truck Regs

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Under the new rules, traditional restaurants can file an appeal with the city if they think a food truck is parked too close to their business.
7:58AM
April 8, 2014

The new Columbus rules let trucks reserve one of 20 spots, and also use the first or last parking spot on any city block. Street parking will require a $250 annual fee.