WOSU News Archives For April 2006

Ohio Farmer Turned Comedian Regales Agriculture Crowd

Farmer & comedian Jay HendrenPhoto by Sam Hendren
12:00AM
April 28, 2006

Licking County, Ohio native Jay Hendren grew up on a farm near Johnstown and still puts in an occasional 15-hour day. But eight years ago he began to pursue a new line of work. He turned his farming experience into a comedy routine.

Jury Finds Former Mifflin High School Principal Regina Crenshaw Not Guilty

Regina Crenshaw, center, with daughter, attorney, weeps after hearing the verdict
12:00AM
April 28, 2006

Regina Crenshaw was found not guilty this afternoon by a Franklin County Juvenile Court jury. She’d been charged with a criminal misdemeanor for not immediately calling police after the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at Mifflin High School, where Crenshaw was principal last year. The Columbus school board fired her because of the incident. But today’s verdict may play a factor in future litigation.

Adhesion-Related Pain Often Undiagnosed

12:00AM
April
27, 2006

Those who suffer from adhesion-related pain often go from doctor to doctor looking for a diagnosis that will explain why they are unable to stand or sit for long periods of time.

Voter turnout predicted

12:00AM
April
27, 2006

The Ohio Secretary of State’s office says only a quarter of the state’s registered voters are expected to show up at the polls on primary election day.

Republican gubernatorial candidates exchange insults

12:00AM
April
27, 2006

Ken Blackwell and Jim Petro are calling each other hypocrites in TV ads that are airing across Ohio.

Prosecution, Defense Present Closing Arguments in Crenshaw Trial

Former Mifflin High School principal Regina Crenshaw
12:00AM
April 27, 2006

Jury deliberations continue in the trial of former Mifflin High School principal Regina Crenshaw. She was fired by the Columbus school system for failing to immediately report an assault on a 16-year-old student. Closing arguments were presented Wednesday.

OSU Faces Possible Loss of Animal Research Funding

12:00AM
April
26, 2006

Ohio State University is revising its animal research programs. Changes were made after the university was notified that it risks losing accreditation from a nationally-recognized animal care group.

Ohio Legislative Effort to Stop Puppy Mills

12:00AM
April
26, 2006

A new bill in the Ohio legislature would place additional oversight and regulation on dog breeders.

State Senators Unhappy with Supreme Court Ruling

12:00AM
April
26, 2006

Two state senators from different political parties are working together on a bill to strip Governor Bob Taft of the right to conceal certain policy documents from the public.

Dublin Fires Two Lacrosse Coaches

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12:00AM
April 26, 2006

The Dublin school board has fired two Coffman High School lacrosse coaches in connection with a sexual assault investigation.