WOSU News Archives For: October 18, 2013

Kasich ‘Optimistic’ On Medicaid Expansion

Gov. John Kasich continues to sound optimistic ahead of next week's Controlling Board vote to expand Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law .
October 18, 2013

Gov. John Kasich says he’s optimistic ahead of a legislative panel vote on whether the state will extend Medicaid coverage to more Ohioans under the federal health care law.

Ohio Man Charged With Dumping Drilling Waste In Local Waterway

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18, 2013

Federal prosecutors have charged a man with illegally dumping gas drilling waste into a tributary of the Chagrin River in northeast Ohio.

Portman: Debt Deal Gives GOP More Leverage In Next Budget Deal

“Will it be a grand bargain? Probably not. Can it be a bargain that’s good for the American people? Yes,” says Portman.
October 18, 2013

The government shutdown is over after lawmakers agreed to raise the country’s debt limit…until January 15th. Ohio’s Republican U.S. Senator is looking to the next round of negotiations with optimism.

Police Identify Family Of Six Killed In Deadly Car Crash

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18, 2013

Six people were killed and an Upper Arlington police officer was injured in an overnight crash at Riverside Drive and Fishinger Road.