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6:52 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Columbus Area Plans Upgrade for Emergency Texting

Ranny D.

The county that includes Columbus plans technology upgrades that would allow residents to text authorities
about emergencies if they can't call 911.

The Columbus Dispatch reports Franklin County residents would likely be the first in Ohio to have that option.

David Ziegler is overseeing the $2.3 million upgrade and says the texting option would be useful for people with impaired hearing and in cases in which someone is hiding and can't speak up.

He says the contract for the technology upgrade still must be approved.

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WYSO Programming Notes
9:30 am
Sun February 12, 2012

WYSO Weekend February 12th, 2012

Emily McCord has this week's Politics Ohio, Poet Ed Davis pays a visit to Conrad's Corner. And we'll here about a landmark in Northeaest Ohio that's turning one hundred this year, and Steve Brown with Ohio Public Radio station WOSU reports on the state of Ohio townships.

Arts & Culture
2:17 pm
Sat February 11, 2012

Conrad's Corner: February 11, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Ed Davis' poems, "Valentine" and "Puzzle of Light"

Politics
9:30 am
Sat February 11, 2012

Maine Primary Results

Results from the Maine Primaries on February 11, 2012, updated throughout the day.

Politics
4:40 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Kasich's State Of The State Speech

For this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen, who covered the Governor's State of the State speech this week. Cohen reports that while Kasich reiterated themes regarding jobs coming back to Ohio and moving forward on fracking, little new was introduced. He adds that reaction from lawmakers was, as expected, split among party lines and the speech did draw some national attention and criticism from liberal organizations.

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