Columbus, OH – Arson the cause of vacant house fire on the west side - Mount Vernon teacher faces additional allegations - Hear from the person who offers his services should Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann resign - Federal government glitch hits the pockets of Northwest Ohio steel workers - Services planned this week for former astronaut and Ohio native - Cavs preparing to even the series with the Celtics tonight
Columbus, OH – The 2nd Ohioana Book Festival takes place this weekend at the State Library on First street. The celebration of Ohio authors features dozens of writers, including Sharon Draper - a six-time Coretta Scott King award winner from Cincinnati. The former Ohio teacher tells Alison Holm she got her start by responding to a challenge from one of her students.
Columbus, OH – The Columbus Council on World Affairs recently hosted a talk by a Turkish political cartoonist, whose long-standing comic strip depicts the interactions between Turkish residents and their government. Salih Memecan displayed some of his work, including several illustrations poking fun at the strained relationship between Turkey and the European Union as well as Turkey's bid to join. Memecan also touched breifly on the 2005 uproar caused when a Danish newspaper published cartoons featuring the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Gov. Strickland calls for evidence in Dann's impeachment case - Ohio church awaits word on orphanage in Myanmar - Italy reaches agreement with Cleveland museum of art on smuggled artifacts - Columbus city council approves Clintonville road improvements and money related to fuel spill - Delta closes Cincinnati VIP lounge - Cicadas come back
Columbus, OH – Strickland says he still supports impeachment of Dann, but evidence must be sound - Hear about improvements near Clintonville - Columbus City Council authorizes money related to last year's fuel spill - Delta closes airport VIP lounges, including one in Cincinnati - Cicadas are officially back
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 – In the Ohio legislature, state senators have approved a proposal, offering vouchers to parents of children with mental or physical disabilities....so they can afford to switch their kids from public schools to private schools. Most members of the Ohio House also like the idea....but it's not likely to become law. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann says he's not resigning even though all statewide democratic officeholders are demanding it. State lawmakers are working on an impeachment resolution to force him out of office. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, lawmakers have a lot of questions about how to go about it.
Columbus, OH – Yesterday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum, in partnership with the data-driven group Kids Ohio, featured representatives from the Gates Foundation and Chicago Public Schools with ideas to create more high-performing schools. Mike Foley reports.
Columbus police search for suspects in shooting death - Jury clears deputy in taser use - CMC forum delves into creating more high-performing schools with ideas from Gates Foundation and Chicago Public Schools - Two Utah residents sue Wendy's - What to do with that obsolete tv - Former Buckeye charged in Minnesota - Thousands attend funeral for Blue Jackets owner
Columbus, OH – Some retailers see relief, others continue to struggle - Gas prices hit another record while Democrats and Republicans disagree on solutions - Health officials say smoking ban has been effective, while some businesses say it's hurt their bottom lines -
Columbus schools ready to implement stricter curriculum - Ohio women sentenced in billboard scheme - Cities create ditches to funnel stormwater into ground - Former Columbus cop pleads no contest in hit-and-run case - Cincinnati teens sentenced to life in prison for killing an unborn fetus by attacking mother - Foreclosure forum - Ohio congressman fights to save historical paddlewheel boat - NCAA talks academic assesments - Bengals wide receiver released from house arrest - Ken Griffey Junior could be traded
Commercial truck and Marion school bus crash - Impeachment process of Marc Dann continues - Comair announces return of service aircraft - City council approves economic development strategy near airport - Battelle labs selected to develop methods of storing greenhouse gas - Dayton's NCR reports gains - Public memorial to honor late Blue Jackets owner John McConnell
If "screwball" comedy is what What Happens in Vegas . . . attempts to be, then His Girl Friday isn't what it is; rather the audience ends up being "screwed." The genuine laughs come sparingly from a couple of marginal characters while too spare is the com part of rom/com for the principals, Cameron Diaz as trader recently fianc?- dumped Joy McNally and Ashton Kutcher as Jack Fuller, recently-fired by dad.
Columbus, OH – Top Ohio Democrats are calling for the resignation of Ohio's Democratic attorney general. And if he doesn't quite immediately, Democrats say they are prepared to start the process to impeach him. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more on the story.
Columbus, OH – A massive rally took place at the statehouse in support of Ohio's 16-hundred payday lending stores. The folks who own and work at them came from across Ohio urge state Senators to block a bill that state representatives had passed, putting tough new limits on the short-term loans. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night approved a $1.1 billion Capital Improvements Budget for 2008, but left out $2 million to fund design and engineering of a streetcar line from downtown to Ohio State University. Jim Letizia has details.
Columbus, OH – If scandal-plagued Marc Dann either resigns his job as Ohio attorney general or is taken out of office by state legislators, Governor Ted Strickland could appoint an interim replacement and then, there would be an election in November to decide who will be the A.G. for the last two years of Dann's term. At this point, though, it's not very clear which Democrats and Republicans actually want the job. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.