WOSU News Archives For: July 28, 2006

Columbus Junior League Provides Kids With Back-To-School Materials

12:00AM
July
28, 2006

Central Ohio children will be going back to class in about a month. And that means they’ll need school supplies. The Junior League of Columbus gave away more than 2,500 backpacks filled with supplies to children in need. Forty of those chidlren received their new materials at Fedderson Recreation Center.

Columbus Residents Talk for Science

12:00AM
July
28, 2006

Researchers at Ohio State University have created a database of Columbus residents talking. Researchers say the recordings of people’s conversations will be a valuable resource for anyone who studies spoken communication. Eventually, it may even lead to computers that can understand human speech.

Candidates Quarrel Over Release of Tax Returns

12:00AM
July
28, 2006

During the last two gubernatorial campaigns, both the republican and democratic candidates have released their tax returns to the public. But it doesn’t appear likely that will happen in this campaign. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles has more on the story.