WOSU News Archives For: November 30, 2011

Franklin County Agrees To Pay Inmates For Jailers Use Of Stun Guns

30, 2011

Franklin County has agreed to pay a total of $40,000 to two inmates who said jailers went too far in shocking them with stun guns. The settlements come months after Franklin County agreed to dramatically reduce its use of stun guns.

Ohio Faces Federal Deadline To Set Up Health Insurance Exchange

Ohio Constitution
November 30, 2011

Ohio faces a hard deadline in the federal health insurance law – states need to take some steps by the end of next year, or the federal government will do it for them. Supporters of the law fear that deadline will be missed. But opponents say the state shouldn’t be trying to comply.

Embattled Candidate Cain Scheduled To Visit Columbus.

Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain is scheduled visit Ohio State University
30, 2011

With a new cloud over his presidential campaign, Republican Herman Cain plans a three-stop Ohio swing that could test the impact of the latest allegation of inappropriate behavior.

Are Candidates Personal Lives “Fair Game” In Campaigns?

30, 2011

Presidential candidate Herman Cain faces accusations he had a 13-year affair. His lawyer says Cain’s private life is none of the media’s business. Are candidates personal lives “fair game” in political campaigns?