Columbus, OH – Like most of those at the Republican National Convention, Ohio delegates are keeping an eye on Hurricane Gustav. But politics is starting to ascend. At yesterday's Ohio delegation breakfast, Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty told delegates Ohio is full of democrats prime for republican presidential candidate John McCain's message. From member station WKSU in Kent, ML Schultze reports.
Columbus, OH – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome affects 4-million Americans. It is a disease that leaves young, healthy, active individuals with symptoms of pain and fatigue so crippling they often can barely get out of bed. Gretchen Cuda of member station WCPN in Cleveland profiles a Lakewood woman who has struggled with the disease and the stigma for more than 20 years.
Columbus, OH – Supporters of a new state law slashing the interest payday lenders may charge have won two unexpected endorsements in their drive to have voters repeal the law in November. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – State lawmakers return from their summer recess in September. Most lawmakers have been spending the break at home, fundraising and gearing up for the fall elections. But one state representative has been part of the U.S. military campaign in the Middle East. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler spoke with him via satellite from Iraq.
Columbus, OH – Ohio State University says head football coach Jim Tressel has agreed to what the school calls "contract revisions" that will make him the highest paid coach in the Big Ten. Mike Foley reports.
Columbus, OH – Ohio's delegation to the Democratic National Convention did not get a chance to announce how it voted for President yesterday, but the delegates were happy about it. From member station WKSU in Kent, Kevin Niedermier reports.
Columbus, OH – Ohio's poverty rate and other economic indicators improved a bit last year, but low-income Ohioans are still doing worse than they were in 2001, when the last recession hit its peak. That's the analysis from an advocacy group for the poor--a group that bases its analysis on newly released figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.