WOSU News Archives For: May 1, 2014

ACLU, Others Sue Over Ohio’s Early Voting Rules

The American Civil Liberties Union and others sue Ohio's elections chief over voting limits.
May 1, 2014

Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union are suing Ohio’s elections chief over limits on when voters can cast an early ballot in the perennial battleground state.

Mayor Coleman Calls Zoo Levy Important To Downtown Columbus

Mayor Michael Coleman says money from proposed zoo levy can help bring needed changes to Downtown Columbus.
May 1, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the Zoo levy voters will decide next week is a key to ongoing change in Columbus that will enable more Columbus children to learn about animals.

Libertarian Loses Appeal, Remains Off May Ballot

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The Libertarian Party of Ohio fails in its attempt to get its gubernatorial candidate on the May ballot.
May 1, 2014

A federal appeals court has denied an attempt by the Libertarian Party of Ohio to get its gubernatorial candidate on the May 6 primary ballot.

Kasich Sides With Parole Board, Commutes Death Sentence

Kasich reduced Tyler's sentence to life without the possibility of parole, rejecting requests that Tyler be made eligible for parole for possible release.
1, 2014

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich has granted clemency to a condemned inmate scheduled to die this month after being convicted of killing a Cleveland produce vendor.

RNC Chair Visits Historically Black College

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus was in Wilberforce, Ohio on Wednesday to visit a new College Republicans chapter at Central State University.
1, 2014

Reince Priebus was in Ohio Wednesday for what some might call an unusual visit.

Why The Indians May Be Phasing Out Chief Wahoo

The Cleveland Indians have used several versions of the Chief Wahoo logo since 1947.
1, 2014

A writer for the Wall Street Journal tells WOSU that Cleveland Indians fans might be seeing less of the conversational logo for financial reasons.