Some democrats, including at least two Ohio members of Congress, plan to boycott Tuesday’s scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
Central Ohioans, especially low-income people, are still struggling to recover from a severe windstorm earlier this month. Hundreds lined up for food gift cards at a Salvation Army site.
Flooding along the Mississippi River has already caused 1-point-5 billion dollars in damage. With more and more levees failing, more devastation is expected. Central Ohio’s levee system – and the Scioto River – are small in comparison. But is major flooding possible here?
Wednesday some Whitehall area Army Reservists and their families reviewed what they need to take care of before leaving for Iraq. For some families this will be the first time they’re apart. For others, it’s just routine.
Funeral Services are Wednesday in Hilliard for 21 year old Army Sargeant Adam Knox. Knox was killed by small arms fire while patrolling in Baghdad, Iraq on September 17th. He was serving with the Army Reserve 346th Psychological Operations Company based in Columbus.
Last week the total of soldiers killed in Iraq reach 1,000, with 37 of the deceased from Ohio. But the hazards of war don’t seem to deter Ohioans from joining the military. And many of those joining know exactly what they’re getting themselves into.