Statewide News
8:25 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Ohio Supreme Court Dismisses Personhood Amendment Challenge


The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge aimed at blocking efforts by a group that's seeking to declare in the state constitution that life begins when a human egg is fertilized.

A proposed amendment from Personhood Ohio would expand the definition of a person to include every human being at every stage of biological development, including fertilization.

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7:56 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Panel Delays Vote on OH Elections Overhaul Repeal


An Ohio legislative panel has delayed a vote on repealing a contentious new election law that shrinks early voting and makes other changes in the presidential battleground state.

Backed by Republicans, the Senate bill would scrap the new law and leave in place the old rules governing Ohio elections - including a separate change made last year that cuts off in-person early voting on the Friday before Election Day.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Conrad's Corner: March 21, 2012

Myrna Stone reads her poem, "Once Upon a Time"

11:01 am
Wed March 21, 2012

Marco Rubio Stumps for Senate Candidate Mandel

Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel will take on Incumbent Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown this fall. Mandel easily won the G-O-P primary winning 62% percent of the total votes statewide.  On March 12, 2012, Florida Senator Marco Rubio campaigned in Ohio for the Senate hopeful. 

The following  audio contains addresses from Mandel and Rubio to a crowd of 300 in the Berry Room located  at Wright State University's Nutter Center. 


Statewide News
12:44 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Ohio Governor Creates Panel on Jobs for Disabled

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an executive order creating a taskforce aimed at expanding job opportunities for the developmentally disabled.

The order creating the Employment First Policy and Taskforce notes that less than 6 percent of adult service funding is used to place and support those with developmental disabilities in the workforce. It also says people with such disabilities have some of the highest unemployment and poverty rates