WOSU News Archives For: December 14, 2005

Dupont fined more than $10 million over Teflon reporting

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December
14, 2005

DuPont agreed to pay the Federal Environmental Protection Agency $16.5 million to resolve accusations that it withheld important health information regarding a chemical used to make Teflon. A group trying to get DuPont to stop using the chemicals says it’s satisfied with the settlement.

Roger Blackwell faces sentencing Thursday

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December
14, 2005

As former Ohio State University marketing professor Roger Blackwell prepares for his sentencing tomorrow on federal crime convictions, he’s counting on a little help from his friends as he goes before the judge.

Central Ohio Iraqis Vote in Detroit

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December
14, 2005

Iraqi Nationals living in Columbus and other parts of the Midwest cast ballots in Iraq’s Parlimentary elections

County Commission approves real estate transfer fee increase

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December
14, 2005

It’s going to cost more to sell property in Franklin County starting next month. The County Commission approved doubling the real estate transfer fee Tuesday morning. The money raised from the increase is supposed to help fund affordable housing and homelessness programs in the county. The vote came after heated debate .