WOSU News Archives For: November 15, 2011

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Releases Proposed 2012 Budget

Mayor Coleman releasing his 2012 budget proposal for the city of Columbus
15, 2011

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman unveiled his proposed 2012 budget on Tuesday. About 70 percent of the $735 million budget will be used to fund public safety.

Ohio Executes Man Who Killed 3 Sons

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Reginald Brooks
November 15, 2011

An Ohio man executed for fatally shooting his three sons while they slept in 1982 has died with his hand clenched in an obscene gesture.

Gas Drilling In Wayne National Forest Put On Hold

Lake Vesuvius in the Wayne National Forest in southeast Ohio.
November 15, 2011

The supervisor of the Wayne National Forest says more than 3,000 acres have been withdrawn from a natural gas and oil lease sale scheduled for next month.

Election Law Opponents Still 9,500 Signatures Short

Republican John Husted issued the directive Monday.
November 15, 2011

The law shortens Ohio’s early voting period and does away with the so-called “Golden Week” where people can register to vote and cast a ballot on the same day.

Do You Believe Jerry Sandusky?

15, 2011

The former Penn State assistant coach says he “horsed around” with kids, but he denies the sexual abuse charges.