WOSU News Archives For: September 19, 2011

House Speaker says No to Tax Increase for Wealthy

Speaker of the House, John Boehner
19, 2011

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says he agrees with President Barack Obama that everyone should pay their fair share of taxes, but says “class warfare” isn’t the way to solve the nation’s economic problems.

OSU Out Of Top 25 For First Time Since 2004

Miami running back Lamar Miller breaks away from OSU linebacker Etienne Sabino during the Hurricanes' 24-6 victory on Saturday.
September 19, 2011

Last weekend’s 24-6 drubbing by Miami knocked the Buckeyes out of the top 25 for the first time in seven years.

Governor, Industry Execs Ready For Energy Summit

Topics for the summit include extracting natural gas, as well as alternative energies like solar and wind power.
September 19, 2011

Rep. Governor John Kasich wants the state to better manage an issue he calls vital to creating jobs.

What Would It Take For You To Leave Your Car At Home?

19, 2011

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Thursday will ask Central Ohio drivers to leave their cars at home. MORPC wants drivers to walk, ride their bikes, take the bus or car pool. What would it take for you to leave your car at home every day?

What If 78,000 Central Ohioans Stopped Driving, For Good?

Central Ohio Transit Authority bus. COTA says it could not handle 78,000 new riders quickly.
19, 2011

Central Ohioans always are being encouraged to take alternate modes of transportation, be it the bus, a bike or just walking. And this Thursday, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission wants people to abandon their car for the day. WOSU takes a look at what would happen if people really abandoned their cars in Central Ohio, for good.