Columbus, OH – The Women's Fund of Central Ohio is holding information and feedback sessions this week on a comprehensive study of the region's girls. The group took part in the first gender-specific study conducted in 2004, but it dealt more with the status of women and its effect on girls. WCBE's Mike Foley talks with Nichole Dunn, president and CEO of the Women's Fund of Central Ohio.
Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night voted unanimously to put a proposed half-percent increase in the municipal income tax before voters on August 4th. The plan that would affect everyone who works within city limits wil lbe voted on by Columbus residents. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.
Columbus, OH – Charter school backers are launching a controversial campaign against Governor Strickland and teacher's unions. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports they are upset that their schools get less state funding than traditional schools.
Columbus, OH – For many people, going to an emergency food pantry is unimaginable. Getting a handout for basic necessities happens to "other people." But in the recession, a growing number of Ohioans are facing that new reality. More from David C. Barnett of member station WCPN in Cleveland.