WOSU News Archives For: December 10, 2013

Democrat Eric Kearney Drops Bid For Lt. Governor

Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney has dropped his bid to run as Ed Fitzgerald's running mate in the 2014 governor's race.
10, 2013

Facing large tax liens, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Eric Kearney, a Cincinnati Democrat, today dropped out of race.

Longtime Ohio House Leader Mallory Dead At 82

Long-time Ohio House Leader William L. Mallory has died at age 82.
December 10, 2013

Pioneering former Ohio legislator William L. Mallory has died in Cincinnati at age 82. He was the state’s first black House majority leader and longest-serving in its history.

Columbus Woman Reflects On Mandela And Her Work In South Africa

A Columbus woman reflects on her work in South Africa to realize Nelson Mandela's goal of ending apartheid.
December 10, 2013

As mourners from around the world are remembering the late Nelson Mandela, Columbus native, Julialynne Walker shares her stories when she lived and worked in South Africa for 15 years after Mandela’s release from prison.

Ohio Casino Revenue Remains Flat

Ohio casino revenue remains flat for the first five months of Ohio's new budget year.
10, 2013

Ohio casino gamblers spent about $70-million last month. The figure is about the same as in October. Revenue figures fall short of projections for the first five months of Ohio’s new budget year and that means a smaller jackpot for cities, towns and schools.

ACLU Pushes For Media Access To Lucasville Prisoners

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December 10, 2013

Four reporters and a college instructor are suing the head of Ohio’s prison system over his refusal to let them interview five men on death row for their roles in the Lucasville prison riots of 20 years ago.

Central Ohio School Delays

Many local school districts have delayed morning classes.
10, 2013

Several Central Ohio school districts are delaying classes this morning because of overnight snow.