Columbus, OH – Ryan Lippe of the Ohio Consumer's Counsel talks with statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen regarding Ohioans' upcoming hearings with the public utilities commission. He says customers should feel free to give their views on the prospect of paying more and how their power company performed during the outage.
Just imagine over 30 years ago inventing something as useful as the intermittent windshield wiper, a device everyone uses when it rains. Now that's immortality for inventor Bob Kearns, professor and engineer.
Columbus, OH – Each year, when students arrive on college campuses, they often find credit card companies there to greet them with applications. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports some candidates for Ohio Attorney General want to put limits on that practice.
Columbus, OH – With less than six weeks before election day, the Columbus Schools officially kicked off its campaign for a combined tax and bond levy at Weinland Park Elementary yesterday, Alison Holm reports
Columbus, OH – Congressional leaders are wrestling with a possible $700 billion bailout of Wall Street financial firms. At the same time, many Ohioans are wondering what effect the troubles on Wall Street will have on the problems of Main Street. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Columbus, OH – Franklin County Commissioners are helping out people who lost food during the power outage that followed September 14th's wind storm, with a $150,000 donation to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Alison Holm has more.
Columbus, OH – Franklin County commissioners and the Mid Ohio Foodbank today will announce plans to get food to low-income residents who are not on food stamps, but need emergency replacements for food that was spoiled in last week's power blackout. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen witnessed the impact of lost food on low-income Ohioans when he went to a Salvation Army give-away in Columbus Tuesday.
Columbus, OH – It's still not clear whether Ohioans will definitely vote in November on a plan to crack down on two week "payday" loans. That's not stopping both sides in the dispute from jockeying for position. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.