Columbus, OH – Owners of Ohio land along the Lake Erie shore have won a victory in their battles with state officials who regulate coastal land. Governor Ted Strickland has announced he's changing a major policy at the Department of Natural Resources. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.
Columbus, OH – Some Ohio legislators are calling for Ohio's presidential primary to be moved up by five weeks. They say that's the only way voters in the Buckeye State will have a say in who the major parties pick as their nominees. At the moment, though, it doesn't appear as if this proposal is going to move in the legislature. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – Some Ohioans who favor limits on strip clubs are mistakenly signing petitions that could lead to newly-passed limits being wiped out by the voters. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen broke that story, and now in part 2 of his series, we hear reaction from both sides in the dispute ---the strip club OWNERS who don't like the new limits that state lawmakers have approved...... and the "traditional values" group that pushed legislators to pass the limits in the first place.
Columbus, OH – It's not the most common phobia, but a large number of people are a bit on edge and probably adjust their routines when the number 13 falls on a Friday. Kappy Madenwald - clinical director for Franklin County's Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health board talks with Mike Foley about the condition and how to confront the fear.
Columbus police have a suspect in Tuesday's stabbing death in Linden - Montgomery County prosecutor accused of violating federal law - Drought in Ohio spreading - Restitution coming for thousands of Ohioans victimized by predatory lending - Friday the 13th stirs fears for many
City finds no need for a traffic light or stop sign at intersection near the Columbus school where a young girl died after being hit by a bus - Columbus moving to pass its own metal theft law - Lucas County Democratic Party leader resigns
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Columbus, OH – The theft of a computer device from a state intern is putting many more Ohioans at risk of identity theft than was previously thought. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports authorities have discovered more than a million Ohioans are now affected.
Columbus, OH – A bill under consideration by state lawmakers would make it illegal for state boards and commissions to deny licenses and certifications to ex convicts. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Columbus, OH – Some Ohioans who'd like to see a crackdown on strip clubs are mistakenly signing a petition that could eventually lead to just the OPPOSITE --- a DROPPING of new limits on X-rated businesses. It's a confusing situation out on the streets where the petition circulators are working. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has produced a two-part series. Here is part one.
QU poll on President Bush's approval rating and 2008 candidates - Senator Voinovich speaks at hearing on clean air standards - Disappointing numbers for Ohio retailers - Rethinking conservation - New name unveiled for the water park adjacent to Columbus zoo
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.