Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) http://kccu.org en Federal Court To Weigh Ohio's Execution Drug Cocktail http://kccu.org/post/federal-court-weigh-ohios-execution-drug-cocktail In Ohio on Friday, a hearing in federal court could decide whether that state will become the first to use a particular cocktail of deadly drugs to execute an inmate. It's the latest chapter in what's become a troubled history of capital punishment in that state.<p>While Texas is far and away the busiest state in the nation for executions, Ohio is just seven spots behind it. It has carried out 52 executions since 1999 and three so far this year, with another one scheduled in two weeks. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:08:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 44659 at http://kccu.org Federal Court To Weigh Ohio's Execution Drug Cocktail After Latest Gaffes, OSU President Gee To Retire http://kccu.org/post/after-latest-gaffes-osu-president-gee-retire Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>The president of one of the biggest universities in the country, Ohio State, has announced his retirement. This comes a week after a recording surfaced of unfortunate comments about Catholics and Southerners. Karen Kasler, of Ohio Public Radio in Columbus, reports.<p>KAREN KASLER, BYLINE: Gordon Gee isn't your typical college president. The 69-year-old, divorced Mormon is one of the highest paid college presidents in the country, and is thought to have led more universities than any other person in the U.S. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:11:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 35362 at http://kccu.org Last Of The Early Voters In Ohio Make A Scene http://kccu.org/post/last-early-voters-ohio-make-scene For thousands of voters in Ohio, Election Day is going to be a day of rest — because they worked hard to vote on Sunday.<p>Thousands stood in long lines at voting sites in northeast Ohio, in southwest Ohio and in central Ohio. But the Franklin County Early Voting Center may have had the most carnival-like atmosphere.<p>It was set up along a six-lane thoroughfare near an interstate in an old department store. The idea was to create easy access with lots of free parking. But that wasn't the case on Sunday. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 23:07:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 22522 at http://kccu.org Last Of The Early Voters In Ohio Make A Scene There's A Reason They Call It A Battleground State http://kccu.org/post/theres-reason-they-call-it-battleground-state Ohio has been a key swing state in the last three presidential races. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 21747 at http://kccu.org There's A Reason They Call It A Battleground State Ohio Senate Race Gets Nasty Amid Flood Of Ads And Cash http://kccu.org/post/ohio-senate-race-gets-nasty-amid-flood-ads-and-cash <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h0fCsr0NEw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0SGsDB0Hfc</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:04:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 19791 at http://kccu.org