Ohio and five other states say tobacco company violated ban on cartoon ads - Ohio joins challenge of Indiana voter ID law - Columbus fire investigators find phony caller - Snow storm expected in Central Ohio - Football poll rankings study identifies myths and problems - Montgomery Inn inks deal for Columbus location
Columbus, OH – Refugees International describes the displacement of Iraqis from their homeland as the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. More than 1,600 Iraqis have come to the United States in the last year, and 14 of them are now in Ohio. One of them took a risk and told his story to Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler.
Columbus, OH – Bullies at school are nothing new. Brash, tough-talking, food or money-stealing kids who often push, shove and embarrass others transcend generations. But Ohio University professor Christine Bhat says bullying has now gone digital in the form of intimidating e-mails, instant messages and web-pages. Bhat says thousands of kids are picked on by cyber-bullies everyday, in addition to traditional bullying estimates, which say it takes place every 7 minutes on the playground and every 25 minutes in the classroom.
Columbus, OH – Bullies at school are nothing new. Brash, tough-talking, food or money-stealing kids who often push, shove and embarrass others transcend generations. But Ohio University professor Christine Bhat says bullying has now gone digital in the form of intimidating e-mails, instant messages and web-pages.
Four people arrested after barricading themselves in home - Man arrested in connection with 15 Ohio break-ins - Ohioians spread awareness on World Aids Day - Toledo mayor steps up smoke detector enforcement - Ohio native commits murder suicide in Texas - Judge allows Ohio State to withhold names of students who allegedly shared music online illegally - Cleveland Browns mourn loss of football legend Bill Willis
Toledo fire officials say candle the cause of fire that killed woman and children - Islamic civil liberties group educates journalist - Worthington businessman charged with illegal billing of Medicare and Medicaid - Some Medicaid coverage expansion put on hold
Bond set at $50,000 for man suspected of kidnapping former Ohio State football player - Archaeologists examine human remains found near wastewater treatment plant - Bullies go digital - Franklin County Emergency Management Agency names Jim Leonard interim director
Former Franklin County board of elections deputy director charged with ethics violations - Former Ohio University graduate student pleads not guilty in killing of father - Pittsburgh police arrest man charged with killing of Columbus woman - Abstinence only sex education supporters rally at statehouse
Former Franklin County board of education deputy director charged with ethics violations - Former Ohio University graduate student pleads not guilty in killing of father - Pittsburgh police arrest man charged with killing of Columbus woman - Abstinence only sex education supporters rally at statehouse
Columbus, OH – More than 200 backers of abstinence-only sex education rallied at the Ohio Statehouse today. They were upset that Governor Strickland has decided Ohio will no longer put state money into abstinence-only programs in the schools, but the Governor said he's not changing his mind. Statehouse correspondent Bill cohen files this report:
Films reviewed: No Country for Old Men, The Mist, I'm Not There
By hosts John DeSando and Clay Lowe
It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone and Communicator honors.
Drs. Lowe and DeSando were moderator and panelist respectively on TV 25's World Film Classics. Both have been professors, Lowe at Ohio State University and DeSando at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus, OH – For those looking for an alternative to kids films heavy on violence and commercial tie-ins, the Wexner Center for the Arts on the Ohio State campus begins its fourth annual Columbus Children's International Film Festival tonight. Curator Chris Stults tells Alison Holm the festival features some midwest premiers, old classics and - following a trend in adult film - several documentaries.
Columbus, OH – One of Ohio's two U.S. Senators says the recent examples of dangerous toys and other products imported from China can be partly blamed on bad U.S. government policies. Democrat Sherrod Brown is calling for several changes. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen files this report.
Columbus, OH – For many years, a cardiologist from northeast Ohio has been beating out a clear message about the need for heart shocking machines in schools. And now, he's hoping to lead the charge on a national level. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.