Columbus, OH – Ohioans may vote next March on a plan to help AVOID the kind of confusion that hit some voters Tuesday when they cast their ballots. The problem is - sometimes, an issue appears on the ballot ....but none of the votes on it are counted....and for good reason. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explains.
Columbus, OH – School money issues dominated many Central Ohio ballots Tuesday. School issues in Upper Arlington and Pickerington passed, while those in New Albany, Marysville, Canal Winchester, Newark and the Johnstown-Monroe district lost. Election Day was kind to most of the incumbents on the Columbus school board. Four incumbents won, but unofficial results show incumbent Jeff Cabot suffered a narrow defeat. Alison Holm reports.
Jury finds Cleveland-based paint maker and other companies not at fault in teenager's lawsuit - Budget cuts likely for several Ohio school districts, including some in Central Ohio - Ballot-counting delays hit some Ohio counties - COSI Toledo might close after failed operating levy - Constitutional amendment proposed to help military veterans - Reds looking for a new home for spring training
Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman called it a three-peat. Voters overwhelmingly re-elected him over Republican challenger Bill Todd. Hear reaction from Coleman, Todd and Franklin County's Republican leadership in this story by Jim Letizia.
Election results, starting with school money issues - Cabot voted off Columbus school board - Voters in one Northeast Ohio city raise age requirement for mayoral bids - Former Buckeye out for the season in Cleveland
Columbus, OH – As another winter approaches, it's sign-up time for low-income Ohioans who want to get government help, paying their winter heating bills. The program is called HEAP -- the Home Energy Assistance Program. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Canton woman pleads guilty in Jesse Davis case, and plans to help prosecutors - Republicans find a candidate for Pryce's seat - Low voter turnout predicted for Franklin County - ODOT says crews are ready for upcoming weather changes - Fast start by the Blue Jackets no surprise to the coach
Columbus, OH – Less than a year after Ohio voters said no to a plan for expanded gambling....two Cleveland-area developers have unveiled plans for ANOTHER gambling ballot issue NEXT year. They insist THEIR idea is different from PAST ones that voters have rejected. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.
Columbus, OH – The Ohio man who piloted the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima in 1945 is dead. Paul Tibbets Junior died in Columbus today (thursday) at the age of 92. As commander of the Enola Gay, a B-29, Colonel Tibbets dropped a bomb that killed at least a hundred thousand Japanese, most of them civilians. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen, Tibbets' long time friend and manager, Gerry Newhouse, says Tibbets knew that using the bomb for the first time was a controversial decision -- especially in hindsight -- and Tibbets wanted to downplay that after his death.
Columbus, OH – The Ohio Department of Transportation recently opened up a portion of the Northeast Expressway Transformation project in the area of Interstate 270 and State Route 161. The new elements included a reconfigured 161 westbound ramp to I-270 south, westbound lanes of a new interchange connecting Sunbury Road and 161 as well as the region's first tunnel - all with the goal of improving traffic flow. But while some drivers found the changes comforting, others have experienced delays. ODOT District Six spokesperson Nancy Burton encourages drivers to be patient.
President Bush expresses condolences to families dealing with the fire in North Carolina that killed seven college students, including one from Ohio - Student safety concerns on Election Day - Romney in Cleveland today - Fund for war veterans begins handing out cash - Preview Cleveland and Cincinnati's games
Columbus, OH – Candidates for Columbus City Council met at the Columbus Metropolitan Club for a debate. Hear the candidates response to how and whether the city should provide more funding for the arts. Responding in the following order are Charleta Tavares, Priscilla Tyson, Mike Mentel, Paul Bingle, Bill Brownson, Hearcel Craig, Andy Ginther, Jim O'Grady and Heidi Samuel.