WOSU News Archives For: September 1, 2005

Ohio colleges and universities poised to house New Orleans students

12:00AM
September
1, 2005

New Orleans Universities are all closed indefinitely and urge their students to enroll at other schools. Here in Ohio, colleges and universities are preparing to help the displaced students find new classrooms.

Ohioans move to help hurricane victims

12:00AM
September
1, 2005

Governor Taft has ordered 1,500 Ohio National Guard troops to help provide security and aid rescue and recovery efforts in hurricane-stricken Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Columbus Police Hold Language Summit

12:00AM
September
1, 2005

Police say recent immigrants to Central Ohio speak 59 different languages. Language and cultural barriers continue to be a problem for police as they try to help people and investigate crimes. Yesterday, many law enforcement officials met to find ways to break down that language barrier.