WOSU News Archives For: July 2, 2014

Democratic Candidate For Governor Ed FitzGerald Appears On WOSU

Ed FitzGerald on All Sides With Ann Fisher
Democratic candidate for governor Ed FitzGerald
5:06PM
July 2, 2014

The democratic candidate for governor is facing sharp criticism from the camp of incumbent Republican Governor John Kasich. Candidate Ed FitzGerald appeared on WOSU’s All Sides with Ann Fisher Wednesday.

Ohio Ends Fiscal Year With $800 Million Surplus

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Ohio's fiscal year ends with a bit of a surplus.
3:54PM
July
2, 2014

Ohio has ended its budget year as expected with a nearly $800 million surplus, money set aside to fund tax breaks and any unexpected Medicaid expenses coming from federal health care reform. State budget director Tim Keen said Wednesday Ohio beat projections for the fourth consecutive fiscal year through spending cuts and better-than-expected tax revenues. [...]

400,000 Expected Downtown for Red, White and Boom

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Red, White and BOOM! in downtown Columbus.
2:25PM
July
2, 2014

Planners expect 400-thousand people downtown tomorrow night for the 34th annual Red, White and Boom Celebration.

Columbus Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Self

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It wasn't clear exactly how the shooting occurred. Police say the officer notified dispatchers about the injury.
12:14PM
July 2, 2014

Columbus police say an off-duty officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while in his own vehicle and then drove himself to a local hospital.

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Shelby County Case Back To Lower Court

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The order comes after its ruling Monday that businesses can now lodge religious objections to the coverage.
8:04AM
July
2, 2014

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered further review in a case involving Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law.