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Some OSU Police Officers Outfitted With Body Cameras

Some OSU police officers outfitted with body cameras.
January 29, 2015

Before the national cry that police officers be outfitted with body cameras reached its current fevered pitch, the police force at Ohio State began experimenting with the little devices last September.

Men: Selfies Add Up To Less Than Attractive Personality Traits

Jesse Fox
Jesse Fox is an Assistant Professor of Communications at The Ohio State University.
January 8, 2015

In the world of social media, 2014 may well have been the year of the “selfie”. But what do those self-portraits say about us? Quite a bit according to a professor at Ohio State who studied the personalities of men who posted lots of “selfies.” Jesse Fox looked at the posting practices of 800 men [...]

New Whitehall Library Reflects 21st Century Architectural Design

Artist's rendering of Whitehall's new library branch
5, 2015

The library is evolving. Once a repository for books, there’s been a shift in emphasis. Library officials say that customers’ needs are growing. And that calls for a new architectural concept.

Magnetic Pulses Help Depression Sufferers

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OSU patient Mark Jeffreys demonstrates a mock transcranial magnetic stimulation session. Jeffreys experienced relief from depression following TMS.
17, 2014

Treatment options for people who suffer from major depression recently have broadened. As WOSU reports, a new therapy that uses magnetic energy is giving some patients relief – and hope – after years of struggling with mental illness.

Commission Issues No Air Quality Alerts in 2014

Air pollution
9, 2014

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission issued no air quality alerts for Central Ohioin 2014.

Cincinnati Museum Tells Story Of Passenger Pigeon Extinction

"Martha," a passenger pigeon
December 6, 2014

An exhibit recounting the story of passenger pigeons’ extinction is opening in the city where the last one died a century ago.

Ohio Gas And Oil Drilling Still Rising

Ohio's oil and gas production continues steady rise
6, 2014

Statistics released by the state on Friday show production of oil and natural gas from shale drilling continued its steady increase in the third quarter of 2014.

Local Radio Legend Bob Conners Dies

WTVN officials say Conners died Sunday in his Florida home.
November 24, 2014

Connors hosted morning and weekend shows on WTVN for more than 40 years before retiring in 2011.

Demolition Recommended At Ohio Uranium Plant Site

Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion PlantDOE
The gaseous diffusion plant at Piketon
November 22, 2014

The federal government recommends demolishing over 200 buildings at the site of a former Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio.

OSU Dedicates New James Cancer Hospital

The James
The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
8, 2014

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held Friday to mark the dedication of Ohio State’s new James Cancer Hospital. The $750 million facility is now the third largest cancer hospital in the U.S.