Columbus, OH – One of Ohio's two U.S. Senators is lambasting State Issue 6, that proposal to authorize a giant gambling casino in Southwest Ohio. But the main money-man BEHIND the measure is strongly defending it. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – The attorney general's race hasn't gotten much attention this year, perhaps because there wasn't supposed to be an attorney general's race on this ballot. But because of Marc Dann's resignation after a sexual harassment and mismanagement scandal, three candidates are vying to serve out the remaining two years of the term. And they met for a televised debate in Columbus this week. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – For the first time in more than a year, Ohio has executed a convicted murderer, a man convicted of killing two young women 22 years ago. But the execution left some feeling cold. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Even in an important election year, casting a ballot can rank way down on the list of tasks that must be accomplished. But for one Ohio woman, voting was more than just something on her to-do list - it was a mission. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Columbus city officials Thursday formally opened a new fire station in Franklinton. As Mike Foley reports, the ceremony celebrated the new eco-friendly facility and memorialized a fallen firefighter
Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and labor and community leaders are proposing a new ten-year plan to revitalize the economy through the creation of so-called "green collar jobs." WCBE intern Casey Best has details.
Columbus, OH – Two former state attorneys general say Ohioans should vote yes this fall on the ballot issue to crack down on payday lenders. And as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, two of the three candidates running for that office this fall agree.