Columbus, OH – Ohio companies that don't offer adequate time-off to pregnant workers and new mothers can be charged with gender discrimination. And the Ohio Civil Rights Commission is proposing an even tougher rule on that. Women's rights activists are applauding, but a top business group is raising questions. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – There's some good news for Ohio motorists - at least for the moment, they're now paying the lowest gasoline prices in the country. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen has the numbers and some analysis.
Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators usually meet in Columbus, but two committees on health care are hitting the road instead. They've scheduled five hearings across Ohio over the next two weeks seeking public input on how the state can make health insurance more accessible and affordable. But the ideas that majority Republicans have in mind are not the ideas one activist group wants. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
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It's hot out there, global warming and all, but taking a nuclear payload into the sun, now that's very hot. So the crew of the Icarus II (that name can tell you about human aspirations, and make you ask about Icarus I) in Sunshine, set in 2057, has the job of restarting the moribund star or facing the extinction of the planet.
Columbus, OH – There's good news on Ohio's highway-safety front. Fatalities from crashes are down. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen learned about the latest numbers by interviewing a spokeswoman for the Ohio Department Transportation, Lindsay Komlanc.
Columbus, OH – Some Ohio lawmakers say renters are sometimes overcharged for their water service. The legislators plan to introduce a proposal to protect those tenants. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, landlords will fight it if it means they will be drowning in unpaid water bills.
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