WOSU News Archives For: June 1, 2006

Former National Century Executives in Court

12:00AM
June
1, 2006

Seven former executives of a bankrupt Dublin firm will be arraigned this morning in federal district court in Columbus. The charges include conspiracy, securities fraud and money laundering. They’re accused of participating in a $3 billion accounting scheme at the now-defunct National Century Financial Enterprises.

OSU Trustees to vote on latest tuition hike

12:00AM
June
1, 2006

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees is expected to approve another tuition increase for the upcoming school year. While university officials say the increase is necessary to offset rising expenses and decreasing state support, students remain frustrated.

Key black leaders finally endorse Strickland

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12:00AM
June 1, 2006

Ohio Democrats Thursday made a big show of Democratic big-city mayors endorsing their candidate for governor, Ted Strickland.

Arts Festival Underway; Craftsman Displays Instrument “Everyone Can Play”

Strumstick
12:00AM
June 1, 2006

The Columbus Arts Festival is underway in downtown Columbus. More than 100 artists are displaying and selling their work along the Scioto Riverfront. There’s painted art, photography, pottery, decorative glass and many other art forms. There are also a few craftsmen who make musical instruments- inlcuding one called the Strumstick.

Former BWC Official Faces State and Federal Charges

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12:00AM
June 1, 2006

State and federal prosecutors have charged the former chief financial officer of Ohio’s troubled insurance fund for injured workers with racketeering and money laundering.