Artist Rod Sounik talks about the spontaneity of glass blowing and shaping.
“Nothing flies like Old Glory. It’s the most beautiful flag in the world. And what it represents is so perfect.” Says Cowgill.
In Westerville an 18-foot-long remnant of the World Trade Center was the focal point of September 11th Day of Remembrance ceremonies.
Cell phone users in ohio currently pay 32 cents a month on each line they own for emergency 911 service. That charge was approved by lawmakers years ago when counties were trying to create wireless emergency service in Ohio. But the fee was not meant to be permanent. It is set to expire at the end of 2008 and there’s now a move underway to keep that fee in place into 2009 and beyond.
If some Ohio police and some state legislators get their way, Ohioans will no longer be hearing tapes of those frantic 911 calls on their TV newscasts. Radio and TV stations, though, don’t like the proposed ban.
The drowning death of a young girl in West Columbus Tuesday is raising questions about central Ohio’s network of 911 call centers – and the lack of foreign language-speaking operators. 4-year-old Jennifer Garcia was pulled from a pond near her apartment Tuesday afternoon. Medical assistance was delayed because her stepfather and her mother spoke mostly Spanish.
State regulators gave SBC a green light to bill its cell phone customers an additional 32 cents per month beginning in August. But, a local county sheriff says it’s a small price to pay for personal safety. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding reports.