Columbus, OH – In a couple months, television signals will go digital, and people havebeen buying up new digital sets. Rebecca Williams reports the switch has some people worried about what to do with the old analog sets.
Columbus, OH – The Olmstead Falls school district is believed to be the first in the country to seek federal bailout money. But the superintendent says the $100 million request would be an investment, not a bailout. From member station WKSU in Kent, M.L. Schultze reports.
Columbus, OH – Less than a month after voters approved the Columbus Schools' combined tax levy and bond issue, district officials have unveiled their plans for upcoming improvements. Alison Holm has details.
Columbus, OH – A bill to deal with the so-called "golden week" in which first-time voters can register and cast ballots on the same day may come up for a vote in the lame-duck state legislature. Lawmakers and activists on both sides of the issue have concerns. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler has reports.
"Almost everything I did was with an eye on the gay movement." Harvey Milk
If director Gus Van Sant could have released Milk before the 2008 presidential election, California's Proposition 8 might have failed. But gay marriages were outlawed, a setback for all gay activist Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) fought for in the '70's concerning the individual rights of minority groups, not just gays but even seniors and singles.
Columbus, OH – State officials did not let the dire budgetary situation keep them from launching Ohio's annual holiday celebration yesterday. But the economy is forcing at least one city to cut back this season. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
"He'd still be shooting pigeons in Hong Kong," says one of the players In JCVD about director John Woo's debt to action star Jean-Claude Van Damme for their 1993 collaboration, Hard Target. Making that film may have been JCVD's greatest contribution to modern cinema although the current film with his initials in the title is more interesting than any previous kick-butt martial arts flick of his I can remember.
Columbus, OH – The pool of money the state of Ohio uses to pay unemployment benerfits is drying up. Monday, state officials asked the federal government for help. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.