On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
Ohio has commissioned a review of two high-profile prison inmate suicides by two of the country’s leading criminal justice experts.
Some Democrats want to halt executions while a Supreme Court committee examines if the death penalty is administered properly.
The leaders of the Ohio Senate seem to have a lot in common; they are both pleased with what was accomplished in their chamber in 2007, a year some called a very slow one. But they disagree strongly on some issues, and at least one could come up for a debate in the next few months.
People who want to be foster parents should be prepared for more background checks, more training, and more visits from social workers.
A national report card on higher education gives Ohio mediocre grades. The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education says the state is improving in some areas, but failing in one important area – affordability.