Columbus, OH – Some Ohio legislators are hoping that a new high tech gizmo will help alert law-abiding Ohioans when a sex offender who's been freed from prison comes near them. And lawmakers are also looking at OTHER uses for this new invention. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – The latest independent poll on the presidential race in Ohio shows pretty much what all the other polls have shown --- By wide margins, Ohio Democrats favor Hillary Clinton as their nominee and Ohio Republicans favor Rudy Guiliani. And when the two are matched head-to-head, it's a virtual tie. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest numbers.
Two people die in plane crash departing Rickenbacker - City of Columbus says snow removal efforts are going well - Community helps the Cincinnati-area boy scout troop that was robbed earlier in the week - Northeast Ohio arts groups share windfall
Columbus, OH – There aren't many Buckeye football fans in Columbus disagreeing with the way the two teams were selected for Juanuary 7th's national title game. Ohio State will play L.S.U. in New Orleans. But in a season that has already had its share of upsets, last Saturday's losses by number one Missouri, and number two West Virginia sent the college football world into a frenzy. A new study suggests things could be worse because some often held truths are in fact mere myths.
Man accused of kidnapping former O.S.U. football player turns himself in to authorities - City of Columbus plans to move impound lot - State officials allow taxpayers to fund a plan to keep Goodyear's headquarters in Akron - Ohio cities use vegetable juice to fight icy roadways - Ikea to open first store in Ohio
Ohio deer gun hunting season closes - U.S. supreme court declines to hear appeal on car "For Sale" signs - U.S. Agriculture department declares Ohio counties natural disaster areas - Clean energy in Ohio
Columbus, OH – To paddle or not to paddle. That is the question....for Ohio school districts when they try to discipline persistently unruly students. And most schools have answered that question by NOT paddling. Still, a few Ohio school districts continue to allow the practice. And that's why some state legislators are pushing for a new law that would BAN corporal punishment across Ohio. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – The Ohio Civil Rights Commission's new rule, requiring most small businesses to offer at least 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy and maternity leave to their female workers, is now on hold for at least 3 months. A special rule REVIEW panel of Ohio legislators took the action Monday afternoon. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Ohio and five other states say tobacco company violated ban on cartoon ads - Ohio joins challenge of Indiana voter ID law - Columbus fire investigators find phony caller - Snow storm expected in Central Ohio - Football poll rankings study identifies myths and problems - Montgomery Inn inks deal for Columbus location
Columbus, OH – Refugees International describes the displacement of Iraqis from their homeland as the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. More than 1,600 Iraqis have come to the United States in the last year, and 14 of them are now in Ohio. One of them took a risk and told his story to Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler.