Columbus, OH – The man who was the 11th president of the Ohio State University has been re-hired, as its 14th president. And that puts Gordon Gee back at the helm of the university with the largest student enrollment in the nation. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is holding a day-long public meeting in Washington on the issue of putting seat belts in school buses. The session comes on the heels of a study by Columbus Children's Hospital, which found thousands of Ohio children are injured each year in school bus accidents.
Doctor Gary Smith directs The Center for Injury Research and Policy at Children's. He tells WCBE's Mike Foley the study results reinforce the need for seat belts in school buses.
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Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland has signed a new Ohio law to make it harder for local governments to use eminent domain to take private property for economic development. But some supporters of the new law are worried that it doesn't go far enough. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
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Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council will hold a second public hearing this Thursday on proposed legislation cracking down on the rise in metal thefts. The hearing follows up on one held in late March. Jim Letizia reports.