Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 6:13 PM
Yesterday we aired an interview with the head of the Ohio Education Association, Larry Wicks, who is retiring at the end of the year after 40 years of working for teachers unions. Today we hear from another retiring education advocate.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 5:43 PM
As the one-year anniversary of the deadly Newtown school shooting approaches, the state controlling board has approved a new multi-million grant to increase safety measures in Ohio's schools. StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen has more.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 5:00 PM
The New England Journal of Medicine lifted the embargo on a study late Wednesday that could advance the way patients with heart failure are treated. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble explains.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:15 AM
It’s the time of year when college applications deadlines are approaching, and once they get in, a lot of Ohio students will have to figure out how to fund that education. As Lewis Wallace reports from Ohio Public Radio member station WYSO, right now financial aid is down -- and student debt is up.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The new play "The Black Cyclone" tells the story of Ohio's forgotten sports legend Charles Follis. Follis, from Wooster, is credited with being the first black professional football player. WOSU's Sam Hendren spoke to the playwright about Follis's remarkable story.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 9:31 AM
As families prepare to gather around the table for Thanksgiving, state policymakers are urging the governor to change requirements for food assistance. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports some lawmakers say there’s disparity across the state when it comes to food stamps.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 9:26 AM
State leaders left the Statehouse this week to travel west to Lima to sign a resolution calling for a federal balanced budget amendment. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports that’s a hotly debated topic in economic circles.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 9:25 AM
State officials yesterday celebrated the signing of a resolution directed at their colleagues in Washington. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports in the debate over a balanced budget amendment, it’s hard to separate the economics from the politics.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 6:45 AM
The word spinout has long been associated with road hazards – you spin out in a snowstorm, or if you cut a corner too tight on wet pavement. And if you’re lucky, you come out whole. But mention the word “spinout” to a technology buff in healthcare-rich Northeast Ohio, and he – or she – might be thinking more along the lines of investment… and payoff. ideastream’s Brian Bull has more.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 5:18 PM
The Steubenville school board has suspended its superintendent, a principal and a coach after they were charged with roles in the alleged cover-up of a rape by two high school football players. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more on the next step in a case that’s drawn national attention.
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