WOSU News Archives For: June 26, 2014

GM Recalling Nearly 29,000 Cruzes To Fix Air Bags

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Chevy Cruze
7:19PM
June
26, 2014

General Motors is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated.

Dayton-Area Lawmaker Terry Blair, 67, Dies Unexpectedly

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Rep. Terry Blair addressing the Ohio House of Representatives
7:03PM
June
26, 2014

An Ohio state lawmaker who represented southwest Ohio has died unexpectedly during the Legislature’s summer recess. State Rep. Terry Blair, a third-term Republican from Montgomery County, was running for re-election this fall.

Higher Gas Prices May Be Due To Better Economy

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.Higher prices at the gas pump could be blamed on better economic times.
12:24PM
June 26, 2014

Drivers can expect to see rising gas prices at the pump with a holiday weekend right around the corner.

Gamblers Like Ohio Racinos

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Video lottery terminals at Scioto Downs.
7:59AM
June
26, 2014

Ohio’s racinos are on track to make more money than the state’s four casinos.

Ohio Supreme Court Asked To Weigh ‘Speculative’ Terrorist Threat

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Ohio Supreme Court justices are being asked to decide whether 'speculative' thoughts constitute a terrorist threat.
7:26AM
June
26, 2014

Threats in the workplace, in schools, and in public places are taken very seriously, and those who make them face serious criminal penalties. But one man in prison is appealing to the Ohio Supreme Court, saying he was unfairly convicted of violating the state’s terrorist threat law.