Columbus, OH – A crackdown on electronic gaming machines that look and operate a lot like slot machines has just taken effect across Ohio. Governor Ted Strickland has signed into law an emergency bill that legislators passed, slapping limits on the machines. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
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Columbus, OH – Top officials with the Ohio Department of Education admit more needs to be done to prevent educators accused of misconduct from staying in thier jobs. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Ohio lawmaker wants consistent penalties from any type of drug use - National City earnings drop significantly - Stolen printer contains information on hundreds of Ohio drivers - GPS test in Columbus and Franklin County snow vehicles should result in better response, officials say -
Columbus, OH – Central Ohio residents may not want to think about snow just yet, especially given the storms that hit the region late last winter. But the City of Columbus and its snow removal crews are gearing up for whatever the upcoming winter brings with better technology. Mike Foley reports.
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Columbus, OH – Activists who call themselves immigrant rights advocates have formed a coalition in Ohio to fight proposals, aimed at ridding the state of illegal immigrants. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports 30 of the activists traveled to Columbus today Wednesday to make their case to state legislators.
Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is poised to sign into law an emergency bill, aimed at ridding Ohio of those electronic video games that look like slot machines and pay out cash or expensive prizes. State legislators gave their final approval to the plan today (Tuesday). Still, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports this new law probably won't be the end of the story.
Columbus, OH – Wild pigs have become such a nuissance in Southeastern Ohio, natural resources officials are asking hunters to kill them. Some people call them Russian wild boar. Others call them razorbacks. But whatever you call them, they are destructive. Mark Hemming, a wildlife management supervisor with the Natural Resources Department, talks about the problem with OPR's Bill Cohen.
Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council has approved legislation to annex the 47-acre Cooper stadium site. The ballpark, buildings and parking lots have been part of Franklin Township since the early 1930's. In September, Franklin County put the site up for sale hoping to entice private developers. Columbus Development Director Boyce Safford talks with Jim Letizia about why the city wants to annex the land and its potential reuse.