WOSU News Archives For: October 11, 2013

Limited Founder Les Wexner Reflects On 50 Years In Business

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WBNS TV anchor Kristyn Hartman questions Limited founder Les Wexner during Columbus Chamber event marking the 50th anniversary of the retail company
11, 2013

50 years ago, billionaire Columbus businessman Les Wexner founded The Limited. The single store in suburban Columbus catered to young women. It has grown into an international retail empire. Friday, Wexner reflected on the start of his success.

Gov. Kasich To Seek Medicaid Expansion Through Panel

Gov. John Kasich's administration plans to ask the Controlling Board on Friday to allow the federal dollars to cover more low-income residents under the health care overhaul.
October 11, 2013

An expansion of Medicaid in Ohio could hinge on approval from a little known, but powerful state panel.

Columbus Detective Indicted On Drug And Gun Charges

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11, 2013

A Columbus police detective has been indicted on charges that he provided armed security for a man picking up drugs and drug money.

Guilty Plea By Gaming Company Deals Latest Blow To Internet Cafes

Attorney General Mike DeWine has maintained the businesses are illegal gambling operations. Supporters of the parlors say they're being singled out and that the businesses create thousands of jobs.
11, 2013

A New Jersey company has pleaded guilty to racketeering charges and has promised to stop trying to do business in Ohio. It’s the latest setback for internet cafe owners trying to keep their industry afloat.