Columbus, OH – Hamilton County Prespecutor says he believes the death of a baby left in her mother's car was an accident and he won't be pressing charges. Katie Orr of member station WVXU in Cincinnati reports.
"Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies." Jane Austen
Go figure: The acting ensemble of the year and two acclaimed directors can't save a movie dud. The Coen brothers' Burn After Reading is a forced comedy about a couple of fitness center workers (played by Brad Pitt and Frances McDormand) who find a CIA memoir disc and attempt to extort $50,000 from the author, Osborne Cox (John Malkovich).
Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland's order to cut $540 million from the state budget hit the top of the agenda at a conference in Columbus dealing with how Ohio can bring back and create prosperity. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Some state workers will be the latest to lose their jobs as a result of budget cuts. Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has ordered a half billion dollars worth of state budget cuts, on top of cuts that were made earlier this year. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Columbus, OH – Michelle Obama campaigned for her husband at the National Baptist Convention in Cincinnati on Wednesday. She emphasized the economy and jobs.
"[Republicans] are satisfied with the past eight years. Barack Obama believes that the world as it is just won't do. He believes that we can't keep doing the same thing over and over again and expect a different result," Obama said.
Barack Obama and his rivals John McCain and Sarah Palin were in Ohio on Tuesday.
Columbus, OH – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Tuesday talked education as he spoke to an invitation-only crowd at Stebbins High School in the Dayton suburb of Riverside. Emily McCord of member station WYSO in Yellow Springs Reports.
"Women over fifty already form one of the largest groups in the population structure of the western world. As long as they like themselves, they will not be an oppressed minority. In order to like themselves they must reject trivialization by others of who and what they are. A grown woman should not have to masquerade as a girl in order to remain in the land of the living."
Columbus, OH – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama says trying to protect the 8,000 jobs at DHL's air cargo hub in Wilmington will be a top priority for him before and after the November election. Obama Tuesday met privately in Dayton with workers who could be affected by DHL's plans to hire United Parcel Service to replace ABX Air and Astar Air Cargo in transporting DHL packages. He says he supports making sure there are hearings to investigate possible antitrust implications of the deal. Obama says the U.S.
Columbus, OH – A group of conservative ministers are asking pastors aroudn the country to use their sermons on September 28th to defy IRS rules on endorsing or opposing candidates for public offcie. Now, a group of liberal clergy in Ohio are blasting back. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Farmers have traditionally been a strong voting block for the Republican Party. But some of those farmers say they might be voting for Democrats this year. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details.