Voinovich demands better training and equipment for military units - Less restrictions for third-party candidates next year - Ohio Secretary of State's pilot project sparks debate - New deal for Cincinnati school teachers - Big travel weekend expected despite record-high gas prices
Columbus, OH – The Columbus Public Schools treasurer is proposing a possible solution to the viscious cycle of debts and loans that have plagued the district's food service department in recent years. But it's not the long-term answer to the department's problems. Alison Holm reports.
Columbus, OH – A new exhibit at the Ohio Statehouse gives visitors an insight into human trafficking. It includes a profile of victims and an overview of areas of the world where human trafficking is most prevalent. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, some Ohio lawmakers say human trafficking is alive and well in the buckeye state.
Columbus, OH – People who go to Ohio race tracks will soon be allowed to place bets on video-taped races from decades ago, if state senators get their way. On a vote of 25 to 8, they approved a bill Wednesday authorizing the new twist on horserace betting.....and they sent the measure to the Ohio House for more scrutiny. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports the senate debate was vigorous.
Financial update including earnings reports on two Central Ohio companies - Strickland refuses state health insurance benefit - Recruiting young poll workers - Human trafficking exhibit opens at Ohio Statehouse -
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Drs. Lowe and DeSando were moderator and panelist respectively on TV 25's World Film Classics. Both have been professors, Lowe at Ohio State University and DeSando at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus, OH – That proposal to put statewide limits on strip clubs and other x-rated businesses is now on its way to becoming law. With virtually no comment Tuesday, state senators voted to go along with changes that state representatives had made in the measure. And soon afterwards, Governor Ted Strickland announced he wouldn't veto the bill. Still, the controversy may continue to boil. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Authorities release name of law enforcement officer who drowned trying to capture suspect - Foster care children call for overhaul of the system - Ohioans dealing with high gas prices - Strickland and 16 other Democratic governors urge President Bush to do something about the high gas prices - First air quality alert of the year issued in Central Ohio - Zoo seeks name help - Golf's top player coming to Dublin
Columbus, OH – With the exception of two popular traveling exhibits, COSI has struggled financially in recent years. The City of Columbus will give the museum nearly a million dollars to turn things around. Jim Letizia has details.
Columbus, OH – Ohio is in the middle of what some are calling a foreclosure crisis. Last year, Ohio saw a 24 percent increase in the number of foreclosure filings, and Ohio ranks second in the nation in the percentage of mortgage loans that are seriously delinquent. Many experts predict the situation will get gloomier before it gets brighter. On Monday, a special state task force, studying the mess, held another meeting. One of the witnesses personified the part of the foreclosure picture that's being blamed on predatory lenders. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen filed this report.