Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For September 2004
The Central Ohio Transit Authority has named a well-known Columbus businessman as its new president. COTA’s board introduced William Lhota Friday afternoon. The board hopes Lhota will “right the ship” after an ethics scandal
Columbus filmmaker William Lee’s new movie is slated to make its debut this week. “Room 13: Pure Terror” mirrors today’s headlines.
Saturday marks the Third Anniversary of Nine-Eleven and Ohio officials continue to fine tune disaster response plans.
Columbus religious leaders are getting behind the effort to ban smoking in bars, restaurants and bowling alleys. At a prayer breakfast Wednesday morning, religious leaders joined with anti-smoking advocates to call for a no-vote on the Can the Ban initiative slated for this November’s ballot.
Ohio State University and other schools across the country are aggressively working to prevent illegal downloads of music and movies on the internet.
The No Child Left Behind Act, passed by congress in 2002, is intended to force schools to improve by creating testing requirements and milestone goals. And if schools fail to meet the goals, the act offers parents the option of transferring their children from under performing schools, to ones that are doing better. But in Columbus not many parents are taking that option.
The man charged in a series of highway shootings in the Columbus area is changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.
Twenty-nine-year-old Charles A- McCoy Junior originally had pleaded not guilty to a 24-count indictment including the fatal shooting of a 62-year-old woman in November.
A new study conducted by OSU researchers says regular psychological counseling for breast cancer patients can mean healthier diets, reduced smoking and a stronger immune system.
Wednesday was back to school day for more than 60,000 students in the Columbus public schools. While the kids are focused on class work and seeing friends, the district’s leaders have their eyes on improving test scores and winning approval of an operations levy slated for the November ballot.
An attorney says the man charged in aseries of highway shootings in the Columbus area is changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.