News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Hospice of the Western Reserve

NOCHE


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us


Kasich a long-shot for president, according to new poll
Other headlines: Bailiff guilty of pocketing traffic fines; District sides with allergic teacher over student with service dog
by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR


Reporter / Host
Jeff St. Clair
 
  • Bailiff guilty of pocketing traffic fines
  • District sides with allergic teacher over student with service dog
  • Titan Arum stinks up OSU greenhouse
  • Indians honor 40 years of drumming 
  • Kasich a long-shot for president, according to new poll
    A new poll shows that if Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants to run for president in 2016, he has some work to do.

    Public Policy Polling shows Kasich is tied for fifth if Ohio’s Republican primary were held today. Well ahead of him is Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, at 17 percent each, followed by Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio. Kasich is tied with Rep. Paul Ryan and ahead of Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal and Rick Santorum.

    The poll also shows a growing support for at least civil unions for gay couples in the state. More than two thirds of Ohioans support either civil unions or gay marriage, and just 27 percent oppose any sort of recognition.


    Bailiff guilty of pocketing traffic fines
    A former Cleveland Municipal Court bailiff has been convicted of pocketing traffic ticket fines and court costs.

    Between January 2009 and June 2010, bailiff Glenn Webb took about five-thousand dollars from traffic offenders who paid their fines in cash.

    Court clerk Aisha Muhammad has already pleaded guilty for helping cover up the scheme by altering court records to show the fines had been dismissed.

    She was sentenced to a year of probation and testified against Webb, who will be sentenced September 27.


    District sides with allergic teacher over student with service dog 
    The mother of an autistic first-grader who uses a service dog is challenging a decision that the girl must change schools in her southeast Ohio district because her teacher is allergic to dogs.

    Athens schools' superintendent Carl Martin calls it a reasonable solution to balance the rights of the teacher and the student.

    The mom, Charla Gretz, says she’ll take the issue to the school board.


    Titan Arum stinks up OSU greenhouse 
    A large rainforest plant known as a corpse flower is expected to bloom this weekend at an Ohio State University greenhouse that already experienced two of the rare blooms this year.

    The 5.5-foot titan arum sports a reddish-purple colored flower that emits the smell of rotting-flesh.


    Indians honor 40 years of drumming
    The Indians kick-off a 3-game series against the Minnesota Twins tonight at Progressive Field.  Tomorrow night, they’ll honor John Adams… not the President, but the man who sits in the bleachers drumming up support on a bass drum.  It’s the 40th anniversary of Adams’ cheerleading atop the bleachers, which he started doing in a nearly empty stadium on August 24, 1973 when the Indians beat Texas 11-5.

    Add Your Comment
    Name:

    Location:

    E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


    Comments:




     
    Page Options

    Print this page

    E-Mail this page / Send mp3

    Share on Facebook





    Stories with Recent Comments

    The postal workers union is challenging mail-sorting closures in Ohio
    Do not close the akron facilaty for mail processing. This will severly deminish mail service to the northeast ohio area, Cleveland can not handle this burden.

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park OK's sharpshooters to thin deer herds
    In this article you mention that the Mule Deer Foundation is a "hunting group" in reality the Mule Deer Foundation is a conservation group that is over 25 years...

    Clarence Bozeman: In the driver's seat of history
    I believe he was a teacher of mine as James Ford Rhodes. My favorite teacher of all time! Loved learning this part of his amazing history.

    Cleveland RTA is moving Public Square bus stops beginning this week
    I am very confused. Why are you taking one or more of the park and ride 246 out of service in the morning. I looking over the new schedule I see that there ar...

    Canton school board will vote Wednesday on its high school merger
    Great to see that THE REPOSITORY is advising a 'no' vote for now! Another point, besides all the Very accurate points already made against this move is the fac...

    Some parents opting their students out of Common Core test
    I am an 8th grader at a school in Allen County. I have just recently taken the ELA performance based assessment and found it extremely difficult. It asked me a ...

    Fallout from the Ohio Supreme Court Munroe Falls ruling
    The comment by Nathan Johnson from OEC is confusing. Instead of cities being 'emboldened' to craft zoning laws that were just stricken down by this ruling, comm...

    Stopping sediment dumping in Lake Erie
    Ah, yes, the Army Coro of Engineers, the geniuses that designed the levee system in New Orleans that has made the flooding worse due to no sediment reaching the...

    Ohio charter school critic says reform bills are a good step
    The cold truth is that these charter schools are offering services beyond the what the state tests can guage. Parents and students have a choice and they are ch...

    State law trumps restrictions on oil and gas drilling in Munroe Falls
    Justice O'Neill's quote brings up a point I wish WKSU would address: since, unlike for Federal judges, our judges here in Ohio are elected, and therefore respo...

    Copyright © 2015 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

     
    In Partnership With:

    NPR PRI Kent State University

    listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University