WOSU News Archives For: December 12, 2005

Jim O’Brien Takes Stand in Wrongful Termination Suit

12:00AM
December
12, 2005

Jim O’Brien took the stand today in the first day of his wrongful termination suit against Ohio State. The former men’s basketball coach is suing the University for at least 3-and-a-half million dollars in back pay and benefits.

Peanut allergies on the rise; doctors say new medicine may help

12:00AM
December
12, 2005

The holidays can be a very stressful time for people who have peanut allergies. Picking up the wrong snack at a party could be deadly. Peanut and tree nut allergies have increased dramatically in the past two decades. Most recently, a teenager from Canada died after kissing her boyfriend who had eaten a peanut snack hours earlier. No one knows for sure what is causing the rise in the number of nut allergies, but a Columbus allergy specialist offers his theory.

Columbus Council Poised to Vote on Big Darby Issue

12:00AM
December
12, 2005

The Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote tonight whether to continue a controversial moratorium that limits the rights of some local landowners.