|News - News Blog|
|Thursday, 25 March 2010 09:06|
Here's a look at some of the stories we're covering today:
Ohio not on hook for 3C rail project... sort of. The Federal Government has given the state of Ohio clearance to spend $25 million on the railway that will connect Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati. The money will be used on design and engineering and will not have to be paid back to the Feds if they decide to scrap the rail project.
State House approves texting ban The bill would make it illegal to read write, or send text messages while behind the wheel and allow for fines of up to $150. The bill cleared the House with wide bipartisan support. If it passes the Senate and is signed by Governor Strickland, it will make Ohio the 21st state to have a statewide texting while driving ban.
Woman who saw Obama's inauguration dies at 106 Ella Mae Johnson traveled to Washington to see the president be inaugurated when she was 105 years old. She received a seat from Senator Sherrod Brown. She had said that she wanted her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren to be able to say "she was there."
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