Columbus, OH – State Senators have approved a two-pronged plan they say will stop local governments from unfairly using eminent domain to take Ohioans' houses for economic development projects. Part of the plan includes letting Ohio VOTERS have a say, but it's not clear if that ballot issue will become a reality. The story now from our statehouse news bureau and correspondent Bill Cohen.
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Films reviewed: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Knocked Up, The Valet
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Columbus, OH – If transportation officials in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri get their way, Interstate-70 will have a special lane, just for trucks....all along the four-state corridor. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has more on the story.
Dublin, OH – It's another strong field of golfers at this year's Memorial Tournament, with 8 of the top ten players in the world among those teeing it up. But it's hard not to talk about the top two golfers in the rankings, because they haven't played together in Dublin in five years. This year's tournament will also be extra special for one Columbus native, who gets to play as a pro at Muirfield for the very first time. Mike Foley reports.
Columbus, OH – This week, two thousand education experts, community leaders and public officials got together in Columbus for a day long conference on the low high school graduation rates for African American males. They agree there's a problem, but they disagree on how to fix it. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Ohio soldier killed in Iraq - New state council studies services for military veterans - At conference, education experts, community leaders, and public officials disagree on how to fix low graduation rates for African American males
"I don't get it." Johnny Depp's Capt. Jack Sparrow about the tradition of throwing hats in celebration
I don't get it either, the hysteria about the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy?it's old hat by now. The computer graphics have always been eye-catching, the makeup charmingly realistic, and the actors about as good as you get in film. I just tire of Johnny Depp imitating Johnny Depp playing Captain Jack Sparrow, a gender bending hero for our summers.
Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is writing President Bush again, expressing concern that Ohio National Guard troops are being alerted for a call-up to Iraq or Afghanistan without proper equipment and training. The story now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.
Columbus, OH – Hot weather is right around the corner, and low-income Ohioans who are elderly or have special medical conditions are being offered financial help paying their summer cooling bills. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.