WOSU News Archives For: April 20, 2006

Opening Arguments in Former Mifflin Principal’s Trial

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12:00AM
April 20, 2006

The jury in the trial of fired Mifflin High School principal Regina Crenshaw heard opening arguments Thursday. Crenshaw faces a misdemeanor charge of failing to immediately report the sexual assault of a 16-year-old female student.

Some Drivers Cutting Back on Gas Use

12:00AM
April
20, 2006

Studies released this week indicate Americans are cutting back on the amount of gasoline they use.

Family and Friends of Noted Arts Adovate Celebrate His Life

Ray Hanley
12:00AM
April 20, 2006

The Southern Theatre in downtown Columbus was completely full Thursday with family, friends and colleagues of Ray Hanley, former president of the Greater Columbus Arts Council who died suddenly early Sunday morning. They were there to remember the life and work of Hanley who championed the arts of Greater Columbus. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble attended the memorial service .

Election Monitor Assesses Effects of Early Voting

12:00AM
April
20, 2006

Voter Reghistration rolls in Ohio are fat. 600,000 more people are eligible to cast ballots on May 2nd than in the 2002 primary. And, voters don’t even have to show up at the polls since Ohio now allows early voting in addition to absentee voting. Ohio State University law professor Ruth Colker keeps close watch on elections. Recently she says as the early voting movement takes hold in more states….the future of accessible polls by the disabled grows more unclear.