Columbus, OH – Less than a year after Ohio voters said no to a plan for expanded gambling....two Cleveland-area developers have unveiled plans for ANOTHER gambling ballot issue NEXT year. They insist THEIR idea is different from PAST ones that voters have rejected. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.
Columbus, OH – The Ohio man who piloted the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima in 1945 is dead. Paul Tibbets Junior died in Columbus today (thursday) at the age of 92. As commander of the Enola Gay, a B-29, Colonel Tibbets dropped a bomb that killed at least a hundred thousand Japanese, most of them civilians. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen, Tibbets' long time friend and manager, Gerry Newhouse, says Tibbets knew that using the bomb for the first time was a controversial decision -- especially in hindsight -- and Tibbets wanted to downplay that after his death.
Columbus, OH – The Ohio Department of Transportation recently opened up a portion of the Northeast Expressway Transformation project in the area of Interstate 270 and State Route 161. The new elements included a reconfigured 161 westbound ramp to I-270 south, westbound lanes of a new interchange connecting Sunbury Road and 161 as well as the region's first tunnel - all with the goal of improving traffic flow. But while some drivers found the changes comforting, others have experienced delays. ODOT District Six spokesperson Nancy Burton encourages drivers to be patient.
President Bush expresses condolences to families dealing with the fire in North Carolina that killed seven college students, including one from Ohio - Student safety concerns on Election Day - Romney in Cleveland today - Fund for war veterans begins handing out cash - Preview Cleveland and Cincinnati's games
Columbus, OH – Candidates for Columbus City Council met at the Columbus Metropolitan Club for a debate. Hear the candidates response to how and whether the city should provide more funding for the arts. Responding in the following order are Charleta Tavares, Priscilla Tyson, Mike Mentel, Paul Bingle, Bill Brownson, Hearcel Craig, Andy Ginther, Jim O'Grady and Heidi Samuel.
Columbus, OH – Candidates for Columbus City Council met at the Columbus Metropolitan Club for a debate. Hear the candidates response to what they think the city's role is in solving Columbus' foreclosure problem. Speaking in the following order are Priscilla Tyson, Mike Mentel, Paul Bingle, Bill Brownson, Hearcel Craig, Andy Ginther, Jim O'Grady, Heidi Samuel and Charleta Tavares.
Columbus, OH – Candidates for Columbus City Council met at the Columbus Metropolitan Club for a debate. Hear the candidates response to what they would add to the budget and what would be cut in return. Speaking in the following order are Andy Ginther, Jim O'Grady, Heidi Samuel, Charleta Tavares, Priscilla Tyson, Mike Mentel, Paul Bingle, Bill Brownson and Hearcel Craig.
Ohio Senate passes measure allowing school districts to charge for full-day kindergarten - Sexual predator arrested at Ohio Statehouse - Miami University police remove controversial art - Cincinnati makes Dunn highest paid Red
Ohio foreclosure rate still among highest in the nation - Gillmor's widow to make a run for Ohio Senate - Ohio Supreme Court rules on strip club limits referendum - Another BMV printer stolen in the Cleveland area - Ohio Senate approves giving more authority to auditors - Columbus man who flew the Enola Gay over Hiroshima dies