Columbus, OH – Over the next two years, an estimated 200-thousand Ohio homeowners could see their adjustable mortgage rates soar, making it hard for them to keep up their monthly payments. Thousands of others are already facing foreclosure. That's why a special "Foreclosure Prevention Task Force" approved more than 2 dozen recommendations today (Monday). Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Ohio execution delayed - Bipolar disorder diagnoses in children are increasing - April freeze took a toll on apple crops in Ohio and other states - Dozens of BB gun shootings in Newark - Cedar Point recognized - Bengals/Ravens on MNF
Columbus, OH – A new poll suggests Ohio voters are favoring democratic candidates for president in 2008. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, republicans are not putting much stock in the findings.
Columbus, OH – After opening the 2007 football season against a program he coached for 15 years, game two for Jim Tressel and the Ohio State Buckeyes brings another set of memories. Mike Foley reports.
Columbus, OH – Roughly 45,000 Somalis call Central Ohio home and have brought with them their own customs and traditions. But some of those are causing conflicts in their Columbus-area neighborhoods, including the centuries-old custom of using Kaht. The natural stimulant from East Africa is illegal in the U.S., and one Ohio lawmaker has proposed a tougher law to prosecute those possessing it. But many Central Ohio Somalis are unaware of the legal and health issues Khat raises, according to Columbus Community Relations director Jim Stowe.
Services coming together to honor Congressman Gillmor - Poll finds Ohioans want the state's five pension funds to divest in certain companies - Governor Strickland requests more federal funds for flood victims - Heroic rescue in Clermont County - Buckeyes must replace emotional leader on defense
Ohio among states hit hardest by foreclosure crisis - Former state agriculture director seeks 18th congressional district seat - Poll finds Ohioans favor Democratic presidential candidates - Top Democratic fundraiser arrested in Colorado
Columbus, OH – Ohio law says ex-cons who were sex offenders may not live within a thousand feet of a school. But a federal judge has ruled the law no longer applies to those who were convicted before the law took effect 4 years ago. The ruling has touched off more debate over the explosive issue of sex offenders and their young victims. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – Ohioans appear to be split over whether those so-called electronic games of skill that have popped up in arcades and bars should be declared illegal. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – This week's news of a third major recall of Chinese-made toys by US toymaker Mattel has many shop owners and parents scrambling to identify whether they have any of the lead-tainted toys in their stores or homes. But a recent Ohio study shows that, despite federal regulation, a significant number of recalled products are making their way back into consumer's hands. From member station WKSU, Karen Schaefer reports.
Films reviewed: 3:10 to Yuma, Shoot'Em Up, No End in Sight
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.
Columbus, OH – It's a shock for members of Congress and people from northwest Ohio - U.S. Representative Paul Gillmor was found dead Wednesday. As statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, Gillmor was a fixture in Ohio politics.