WOSU News Archives For May 2004

Port Columbus tightens security, asks travelers to check pockets

12:00AM
May
28, 2004

Officials at Port Columbus International Airport have increased security this holiday weekend. The Transportation Security Administration has posted the pictures of seven terrorism suspects in the terminal.

Musicians union meets to discuss Columbus Symphony Orchestra

12:00AM
May
27, 2004

Members of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra are to meet Friday with their union leadership to discuss a salary cut request by the symphony and the status of a proposal to retain Music Director Alessandro Siciliani.

Women’s professional football finds home in Columbus

12:00AM
May
25, 2004

There’s only one professional sports team in Columbus that has a winning record and a chance to get into the post-season playoffs. It’s the Columbus Comets of the National Women’s Football Association. That’s right – women’s football.

Small liberal arts colleges struggle to meet teacher license requirements

12:00AM
May
24, 2004

After educating generations of teachers, Denison University will no longer offer an education program that leads to a teaching license in the state of Ohio. Denison leaders blame the move on increaslingly strict state regulations.

Noodle eaters face off in Columbus

12:00AM
May
21, 2004

Professional and amateur eaters gathered Friday afternoon at Ayng Asian Grill on Grandview Avenue for The Noodle Eating Championship, the first of its kind in the nation.

Songwriters summit aims to promote racial harmony

12:00AM
May
21, 2004

A national non-profit group called “Oneness” uses education, the arts and especially music to promote racial harmony. “Oneness” co-founders Faith Holmes and Dennis Stafford are hosting a songwriters summit in Columbus this weekend.

Expansion controversy at OSU’s Don Scott Airport – Part 1

12:00AM
May
18, 2004

Columbus are embroiled in a fight for understanding and information. For the past few years, the university has researched the possibility of expanding a runway at Don Scott airport. Residents fear an expanded runway will add more noise to the area.

Expansion controversy at OSU’s Don Scott Airport – Part 2

12:00AM
May
18, 2004

Ohio State University and residents in Worthington and other parts of northwest Columbus are embroiled in a fight for understanding and information. For the past few years, the university has researched the possibility of expanding a runway at Don Scott Airport. Residents fear an expanded runway will add more noise to the area.

Board recommends suspension for Franklin County Judge Deborah O’Neill

12:00AM
May
17, 2004

An disciplinary panel attached to the Ohio Supreme Court recommends Franklin county Common Pleas Court Judge Deborah O’Neill lose her law license for two years. The Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline found O’Neill repeatedly failed to act properly in and out of the courtroom.

Columbus police consider using cameras to nab drivers who run red lights

12:00AM
May
17, 2004

The Columbus police department is considering using cameras to catch drivers who run red lights. If a driver runs a red light, cameras would snap a picture of the car and its license plate. The police department would send the driver a ticket.