The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today that center on states rights to limit gun ownership. Today the Court is looking at a case challenging a ban on handguns in Chicago. The outcome there will affect other states, and Ohio is no exception. They've already weighed in on the fight.
A crowd of some 100 people gathering around a projector screen at Coco's restaurant in Dayton last night watching a replay of the inaugural ceremonies and the swearing in of America's 44th President.
Hosting the event - PUSH (Professionals United for Sexual Health), a newly formed group of young professionals focused on promoting sexual health, the event was a benefit aimed at keeping Planned Parenthood's free-condom program operating through 2009.
Inauguration festivities extend all over the country and the Miami Valley is no exception. Today people gathered at the C-Space in downtown Dayton as President Obama took his oath of office, and shared their thoughts on this new chapter in American History.
Interviews include: Shannon O'Neill, Amy Forsthoefel, Faye Johnson, and Andy Snow.
As preparations were being made across the country for today's historic inauguration, kindergarten students at the Antioch School in Yellow Springs spent time discussing what it means to have a new President during class last week. WYSO's Emily McCord joined them in the conversation, and began by asking them what is most important to them about the inauguration.
Students featured: Timmy Bold, Eleanore Buehrig, Josephine HanJoseph Minde-Berman and Henry Wirrig.
During an audit of the performance of voting machines across the state, some problems with voting machines in Montgomery County has raised concern. Among the more serious problems, five ballots were found missing from the memory card of one of the Premier Election Solution machines, formerly known as Diebold.
The glitch happened in the Trotwood precinct, where the machine showed 43 people had voted, when in fact, 48 people had voted when compared to paper records of the cast ballots.
Ellis Jacobs represents the Miami valley Voter Protection Coalition.