This summer Ohio has seen cold snaps, hot streaks, windstorms, floods, and drought - the weather has been a little more extreme than the typical buckeye summer. Joe Cornely of the Ohio Farm Bureau tells Alison Holm it's been a rough season for farmers.
Columbus, OH – The killing of a homeless man who was panhandling in Cincinnati recently raises a lot of questions about the plight of homeless people in the buckeye state. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports violence against homeless people in Ohio is increasing. A word of warning - some listeners might find parts of this report offensive.
Columbus, OH – A state appeals court has ruled that Ohio auto insurance companies must pay motorists for MORE than just the cost of repairing their damaged vehicles. Consumers advocates are hailing the decision as a victory, but the insurance industry is warning - if the ruling stands, it could force premiums to rise. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.
Relatives of trapped miners unhappy with rescue effort - School bus inspections underway in Ohio - Uniforms proposed for Cleveland school district - Study finds coffee benefits women - Lakes Huron and Michigan losing millions of gallons of water each day
Jennifer Lopez can act, Gigli notwithstanding. In El Cantante she narrates the life of 70's Salsa songster Hector Lavoe (Marc Anthony) with some sparks of creative energy. After all, as Puchi, she smoke, drank, and took drugs with him on his way to stardom, inevitable obscurity, and early death. Enabler? Maybe. Witness the Ray Charles, Kurt Cobain arc and you'll know how Hector's life sank so low (no homonym pun intended).
I am feeling so much better now that I've seen September Dawn, an "inspired-by-true-events" fiction about the massacre in 1857 of Christian "immigrants" on Mormon Utah land as they passed through to California. The Mormons did it, with the complicity of Native Americans. But whether Brigham Young ordered it is still arguable.
Some are lucky to have so many friends that identifying a best friend is not easy; others have none. Francois (Daniel Auteuil) makes a bet with his business partner, Catherine (Julie Gayet), and friends at his birthday dinner that within ten days he can show them his best friend. They are confident he cannot.
Columbus, OH – Two weeks today, the time of year Ohio college football fans have been waiting months for gets underway, as the Buckeyes take on Youngstown State. And though the matchup features two established Ohio football programs, as of right now most Ohioans won't be able to see it. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Utah officials react to mine rescue deaths - Powell residents protest Target store - More precincts to open in Franklin County - Mixed results on Ohio's unemployment numbers - Police dog bites officer in the face -