Columbus, OH – It now appears that a new state law, slapping statewide limits on strip clubs and adult video stores, WON'T take effect on schedule September 4th. That's because OPPONENTS of the law say they've collected enough petition signatures to at least put the law on hold for awhile. Their ultimate goal is to kill the law permanently with a statewide vote. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest.
Columbus, OH – Ohio's so-called "coal king" is the man at the center of the mine collapse in Utah. And as the country waits to hear news about the six miners trapped underground, there are conflicting views on Robert Murray's safety record. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Investigators looking into three seperate drownings in Ohio - Fall from a radio tower injures Central Ohio man - Strip club limits law won't take effect as scheduled - More losses for Dana Corporation - Ohio's Little League World Series team
U-S appeals court in Cincinnati throws out death sentence for Ohio inmate - Crews hope to finish a second, larger hole at the mine where six miners are trapped - Tax breaks for businesses who hire ex-cons - Ohio officials identify bridges similar to the one that collapsed in Minneapolis - Ohioan's website to help farmers date continues to grow in membership
Columbus, OH – According to the Online Publisher's Association, U.S. consumers spend roughly $2 billion for web content - and in three of the last four years on record, most of that spending has come in the personals and dating category. The online dating boom has also led to some niche websites, including one developed in Ohio that caters to the farming community. In 2005, Beachwood, Ohio's Jerry Miller launched FarmersOnly.com with just a few members. In less than a year, membership grew to 10,000 and today that number exceeds 60,000.
At least two children's products are recalled every week in the United States, and a new study conducted by Columbus Children's Hospital finds that many of those recalled items are for sale online. Listen to WCBE's interview with Doctor Gary Smith, who directs the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Children's.
Films reviewed: Sunshine, Rescue Dawn, Eagle vs.Shark
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.