WOSU News Archives For: February 28, 2006

North-side residents express concerns of relocating East High

12:00AM
February
28, 2006

Members of several Columbus-area organizations met last night to express their concerns over the temporary relocation of East High School to the North Education Center in Clintonville. The move comes at the same time Columbus Police officials are planning to close a near-by police sub-station.

Jury Finds Lawrence Guilty of Killing Officer

12:00AM
February
28, 2006

A federal jury Tuesday found 30-year-old Daryl Lawrence guilty in the shooting death of a Columbus police officer.

OSU Professor Says She’ll Fight for Chimps’ Return

12:00AM
February
28, 2006

A psychology professor who opened Ohio State University’s primate research center 23 years ago vows to fight the university’s closing of the facility. Sally Boysen protested closing Monday by chaining herself to an access gate. She and a group of protestors delayed for several hours the transfer of nine chimpanzees to a primate sanctuary in Texas. The action came a week after the university announced that the facility would be closed. WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports.

Ash tree protection threatened by funding cuts

12:00AM
February
28, 2006

Faced with a severe cut in federal funding, the state of Ohio is changing the way it will fight the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer. Because of the federal funding cut and a lack of state funding, the infestations could spread.