WOSU News Archives For: October 25, 2011

John Kasich Vows To Keep Working for SB5 Despite Weak Poll Numbers

John Kasich says he undeterred by a poll which shows Issue 2 trailing by 25 points.
October 25, 2011

Gov. John Kasich says he and other supporters will keep working to persuade voters to keep an Ohio law that limits the bargaining rights of 350,000 public workers, while
a new poll suggests that’s going to be hard work.

Westboro Baptist Protesters Met By Counter-Protesters At OSU

An unidentified OSU student holds a sign across the street from members of the Westboro Baptist Church.
25, 2011

Church members came to the OSU campus Tuesday with their infamous signs denouncing homosexuality and sin.

Ohio’s Attorney General Backs Mitt Romney For President

Mike DeWine
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine endorses Mitt Romney.
October 25, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visiting Cincinnati gets an endorsement from Ohio’s Attorney General.

Romney Rallies For Ohio Issues 2 and 3

The Republican front-runner and former Massachusetts Governor will speak to supporters in the Cincinnati area on Tuesday.
25, 2011

The Republican presidential candidate will appear in Cincinnati to rally support for Senate Bill 5 and exempting Ohio from the new health insurance mandate.

“Joe The Plumber” To Annouce Possible Run For Congress

Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher rose to national fame during the 2008 presidential campaign.
25, 2011

The Toledo-area man rose to national fame in the 2008 presidential campaign.

DeWine Rejects “Personhood” Amendment Language

Mike DeWine
Attoeny General Mike Dewine rejected the ballot language because "there are three items listed in the summary that the amendment does not affect."
October 25, 2011

Backers want to amend the Ohio Constitution to say “personhood” begins when a human egg is fertilized.

Ohio Lacks Refueling Stations For Natural Gas Vehicles

CNG Filling Station
Albert Iosue of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio refuels his company car at a compressed natural gas fuel pump on Alum Creek Drive
October 25, 2011

A major automaker says it will boost production of passenger cars that run on compressed natural gas rather than gasoline. While so-called C-N-G cars and trucks pollute less, there are few places to re-fuel such vehicles.

Poll: Opposition to Issue 2 Grows, Gap at 25%

Public employees demonstrate against Senate Bill 5 earlier this year.
25, 2011

Opponents of Senate Bill 5 and Issue 2 have increased their lead to 25 percent in the last poll.

Does The Blue Jackets’ Record Change Your Mind on the Arena Deal?

25, 2011

The Blue Jackets are still looking for their first win. The team has not won since city and county leaders announced a plan to buy Nationwide Arena and offer the Blue Jackets free rent. It’s an attempt to keep the team in Columbus and keep The Arena District vibrant. Do the team’s on-ice struggles change your feelings on the deal?