Columbus, OH – Ohio's so-called "coal king" is the man at the center of the mine collapse in Utah. And as the country waits to hear news about the six miners trapped underground, there are conflicting views on Robert Murray's safety record. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Investigators looking into three seperate drownings in Ohio - Fall from a radio tower injures Central Ohio man - Strip club limits law won't take effect as scheduled - More losses for Dana Corporation - Ohio's Little League World Series team
U-S appeals court in Cincinnati throws out death sentence for Ohio inmate - Crews hope to finish a second, larger hole at the mine where six miners are trapped - Tax breaks for businesses who hire ex-cons - Ohio officials identify bridges similar to the one that collapsed in Minneapolis - Ohioan's website to help farmers date continues to grow in membership
Columbus, OH – According to the Online Publisher's Association, U.S. consumers spend roughly $2 billion for web content - and in three of the last four years on record, most of that spending has come in the personals and dating category. The online dating boom has also led to some niche websites, including one developed in Ohio that caters to the farming community. In 2005, Beachwood, Ohio's Jerry Miller launched FarmersOnly.com with just a few members. In less than a year, membership grew to 10,000 and today that number exceeds 60,000.
At least two children's products are recalled every week in the United States, and a new study conducted by Columbus Children's Hospital finds that many of those recalled items are for sale online. Listen to WCBE's interview with Doctor Gary Smith, who directs the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Children's.
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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.
CEO of the Cleveland-based company that co-owns the Utah mine where six workers are trapped says the drilling of lifeline holes should be finished in less than two days - Meanwhile, records show the company has been fined heavily recently - Ohio emergency officials say keep an extra eye on your kids in the heat - Recalled toys showing up often on auction sites - New study on Ohio's beaches
Columbus, OH – Eight years ago, Ohio legislators voted to totally change the way consumers get charged for electricity. Lawmakers promised it could mean substantially lower month bills....but for most customers, the prediction hasn't come true. And now, some key movers and shakers are calling for yet ANOTHER change in the system of utility regulation. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Children may be influenced by fast food marketing at younger age than previously believed - Alleged robbery victim chooses game show over testifying at trial - Extreme heat leads to second school closure of year-round Africentric school; no plans to install air conditioning
Ohio Department of Transportation begins high profile bridge inspections - Rare coin liquidation should cover funds stolen by former Republican fundraiser - Governor Strickland spends night in state fair dairy barn