WOSU News Archives For: April 13, 2006

New Information in Three-Year-Old Fire That Killed Five College Students

12:00AM
April
13, 2006

Thursday marks the third anniversary of a fire that killed five college students at a rooming-house just blocks from The Ohio State University. The Columbus Division of Police announced Thursday it is not giving up on the case and still believes the fire was intentionally set.

ACLU challenges new anti-terrorism law

12:00AM
April
13, 2006

Ohio’s own version of the federal Patriot Act takes effect Friday, and the American Civil Liberties Union is already filing a legal challenge in court. The ACLU says at least one part of the new law is unconstitutional and that’s the basis for what could be the first of several lawsuits.

Legal setback not expected to block gambling plans from ballot

12:00AM
April
13, 2006

Three different groups that are pushing their own plans to expand legalized gambling in Ohio have just suffered a setback in their campaigns to put gambling expansion proposals onto the November ballot.

Court gives governor limited ability to keep records private

12:00AM
April
13, 2006

The state Supreme Court has ruled that the governor may keep secret some records he uses for decision-making.

Food Industry Practices Hurt Central Ohio Foodbank

12:00AM
April
13, 2006

Tighter inventory controls among grocers are generally good for the company’s bottom line. But, the results of just-in-time deliveries and computer tracking of canned goods, condiments, and cereals have taken a toll on Central Ohio’s largest foodbank.