Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For September 2003
A new program to encourage women to receive early pregnancy screenings and prenatal care was announced Tuesday. Pregnancy Care Connection says they want to make getting prental care easier for women who have difficulty scheduling, getting to and paying for appointments.
As part of the plan to bring light rail service to Columbus, the Central Ohio Transit Authority wants to divert much of the freight train traffic that flows through the city. To do that, COTA proposes moving a rail yard now just west of Columbus, north to Marysville.
Central Ohioans remembered the anniversary of September 11th at a memorial on the Ohio State campus today. Student ROTC members organized the ceremony to recognize all of the men and women who died serving their country.
After a summer-long investigation, the Ohio State University athletics department has decided what to do with Maurice Clarett. After a two and a half month investigation the OSU athletics director announced Clarett would be suspended for the season.
A Hollywood entertainer announced Wednesday he plans to start an anti-violence campaign in Columbus. R & B singer Tyrese Gibson and city officials say Columbus’ first annual Youth Peace and Unity festival will be held in October.
A team of Ohio State University researchers is part of a consortium of universities developing large-scale applications for a material called “smart dust”. The potential applications for smart dust technology are numerous; researchers have suggested that it can be used to monitor changes in light, temperature, and humidity, to track pollutants, pesticides and gas leaks, and to detect nerve agents and other biological weapons.
Ohio State coach Jim Tressel says he’s ready to let Maurice Clarett leave the Buckeyes if that’s what Clarett wants to do. His comments come the same day Clarett was charged with falsifying an April police report in which he claimed thousands of dollars in merchandise was stolen from a car he was driving.
Ohio State University tailback Maurice Clarett’s troubles are growing. A spokesman for the Columbus City Attorney says a criminal charge is to be filed this afternoon against Clarett.
Johnson Park Middle School principal Charmain Kinker says a “crisis” team is on hand Monday at the school to help grieving students. 12- year-old Jarrod Payne was killed Friday afternoon as he tried to cross Livingston Avenue at Waverly.
An Ohio State University researcher who advised the Columbia accident investigation board warns of a psychological effect called hindsight bias.