WOSU News Archives For November 2005

Central Ohio Weighs In On President Bush’s Iraq War Policies

12:00AM
November
30, 2005

As President Bush prepares for his address to the nation later this morning, his job approval ratings in Ohio and across the nation remain low.

Mayor Coleman drops out of gubernatorial race for family

12:00AM
November
29, 2005

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced today he will no longer be running for the state’s top position. Coleman said he made the decision after spending the Thanksgiving holiday with his family.

Fire Heavily Damages Electric Substation

12:00AM
November
28, 2005

Some 16,000 customers are still without power Monday afternoon following a fire at a neighborhood substation. The five a-m explosion and blaze caused an initial loss of power to more than 32,000 customers. AEP doesn’t expect complete restoration of service until Tuesday.

Holiday Shopping Habits Change

12:00AM
November
28, 2005

Central Ohioans who have already completed their Holiday shopping are on the cutting edge of the latest trend.

Crews Work to Restore Power in Northland Area

12:00AM
November
28, 2005

A fire at a northside Columbus electric substation was brought under control after firefighters smothered the flames by dousing them with foam.

Ohio Tree Growers Expect Busy Season

12:00AM
November
25, 2005

Today marks the beginning of the Christmas tree buying season.

Native Flute Pre-Dates America’s First Thanksgiving

12:00AM
November
23, 2005

Identifiable sounds of the season can be strong reminders of holidays past. A seasonal bell, a turkey gobble, or dinner table conversation can trigger memories. But a sound that’s been part of the American landscape since before the first Thanksgiving is rarely heard and one central Ohio resident is working to change that.

Thanksgiving Travelers Face Weather Challenge

12:00AM
November
23, 2005

Thanksgiving holiday travelers today will face inclement weather and increased patrols on major highways.

Bus Drivers Prepare to Strike

12:00AM
November
22, 2005

The union representing Columbus bus drivers and mechanics has brought the transit system one step closer to a strike. Just past 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, an attorney for the bus drivers union filed a 10-day intent to strike notice.

Doggie Day Care Business Grows

12:00AM
November
21, 2005

Americans spend some $35 billion a year on pet products – from food, treats and toys to vet bills and occasional boarding costs. The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association estimates the average cost of owning one dog $1500 per year. But some dog owners are not satisfied with providing their dog with the basics. WOSU’s Christina Morgan reports…