Columbus, OH – For months, it's appeared likely that Ohio legislators would pass a new law slapping statewide limits on x-rated video stores and topless bars. After all, state representatives had passed a similar proposal overwhelmingly the past 2 sessions.....and a citizens group was adding even more pressure with a petition drive. NOW, though, the momentum has shifted. Critics of the measure have garnered a lot of recent publicity by having dancers protest the bill....and Wednesday, they put BACKERS of the measure on the defensive in a legislative committee hearing.
Columbus, OH – Several hundred supporters of school vouchers and Ohio CHARTER schools rallied at the statehouse in Columbus Wednesday. And it appears they're going to get what they want in the new two-year state budget.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman confident wife worked the hours in question - Another big investment in Columbus from Huntington National Bank - House Republicans working on affordable health insurance plan
Columbus, OH – Congress is considering federal hate crime legislation that President Bush is threatening to veto. Ohio already has its own hate crime law. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on what some Ohio groups think of the bill in Washington D. C. right now.
Cleveland hit hard again in Ford restructuring plan - Lima refinery purchased - Cuyahoga County has a new elections board - Cleveland man faces charges in Detroit - Fatal accident closes roads in Dublin
Columbus, OH – The man who used head the world's top spy agency came to Ohio this week. His mission --- to endorse a proposal to force state government pension funds to sell off their stock in companies that do business in Iran. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.