Columbus, OH – About a year ago, Columbus officials pledged to put the issue of homelessness on the city's daily agenda by creating a new position in the mayor's administration. City officials have introduced the person in charge of Columbus' efforts on the homeless front. Mike Foley reports.
Four people die in Portsmouth fire - Strickland thinks another primary in Michigan and Florida would be fair - ODOT remains confident it can keep roads clear given the big storm coming through - OHP message: DRIVE SLOW - Teachers union wants state to reverse license-fee increase - Change your clocks and smoke alarm batteries this weekend - Reds planning tribute for Opening Day
City turns on more lights near the OSU campus - City invests in technology business - Whirlpool to move near Rickenbacker - Canadian press reports Clinton campaign rumor - Ohio Super Delegates still not sure who to support - Cincinnati schools avert layoffs - Lima prison repairs would be costly
Columbus, OH – Electronic machines were the clear preference in Franklin County, according to Board of Elections spokesperson Ben Piscitelli. Of the nearly 300,000 people who voted in Franklin County, only 810 requested paper ballots. Piscitelli tells Alison Holm that over all, things went well in the county.
Mixed month of sales for some retailers - State regulators fine Verizon for slow action - Diebold to meet with potential buyer - Husted says Ohioans can relate to McCain - Youth vote increased in Ohio's primary -
Clinton wins Ohio, Texas, and Rhode Island primaries - McCain clinches republican nomination - Clinton puts lid on Obama campaign for now - Ballot handling issues in Cuyahoga county - Winter storm wreaks havoc through Ohio - Local primary elections - Kucinich receives democratic bid for re-election
Record turnout for a primary in Ohio - Clinton says Ohio reflects trend, Obama says he still maintains delegate lead - Cuyahoga County elections director defends yesterday's operations at Cleveland precincts - Two state senators square off for long-held congressional seat - More flood warnings for central and southwest Ohio - The high cost of traffic crashes
Columbus, OH – Yesterday's primary election set up a fall matchup for the Franklin County commission seat currently held by Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy, who's running for congress in the 12th district against Republican State Senator Steve Stivers. Kilroy ran unopposed in Tuesday's primary while Stivers easily won his race. The November race for county commissioner will be between Republican Jeff Miller and Democrat John O'Grady. Miller won roughly 70 percent of the vote yesterday, while O'Grady beat Cindy Lazarus by about ten percentage points. Mike Foley Reports.
Columbus, OH – A 3.5-mill operating levy for the Franklin County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities passes with the support of voters. Alison Holm reports on that and school levy issues around Central Ohio.
***An update on this story related to the Reynoldsburg school levy. Officials now say the vote is too close to call, and a recount is likely.
Columbus, OH – Hillary Clinton won a smashing victory last night over Barack Obama in Ohio's Democratic presidential primary, halting a string of 11 straight losses in other primary states. Two reports now from our statehouse news bureau in Columbus ---first we'll hear from Bill Cohen and then from Jo Ingles:
Columbus, OH – The vote in the Republican primary for president was no contest. But now the fight is over how votes were handled in Cuyahoga County. That's just one of the problems reported in the Ohio primary. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Knox County investigators searching for clues in Mount Vernon man's death - Columbus teachers approve new contract - Meijer recall includes Ohio - Record voter turnout for a primary expected in Franklin County -
Columbus, OH – Whoever wins Ohio's democratic presidential primary Tuesday may be the candidate who has the best "get out the vote" drive and grassroots support. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen has been watching that factor in both the Barack Obama campaign and the Hillary Clinton campaign....and he files this report.
Columbus, OH – Recent national polls show democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is more popular with young voters than his opponent, democrat Hillary Clinton. But what do young Ohioans think? Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on what young buckeye voters think about the democratic presidential candidates.