WOSU News Archives For: August 4, 2006

Astronomers Measure the Universe

Triangulum Galaxy (M33)
12:00AM
August 4, 2006

An astronomer at Ohio State University is part of a team that has calculated the distance to a nearby galaxy. And they found it’s a lot farther away than they previously thought. This could mean that the universe is not only bigger, but also older than scientists had thought.

Privacy curtains vetoed for new voting machines

12:00AM
August
4, 2006

Franklin County voters won’t be able to pull a curtain around their voting machine if they go to the polls this November. Despite complaints about a lack of privacy from May primary voters, Franklin County elections officials have decided not to purchase curtains for thousands of new voting machines.

John Michael Eugene White Arraigned; If Convicted White Could Receive Death

12:00AM
August
4, 2006

The Franklin County Grand Jury arraigned John Michael Eugene White Friday on two counts of aggravated murder. White is accused of killing his girlfriend’s baby boy.

Cultural Clues found at Fort Ancient

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12:00AM
August 4, 2006

A small group of college students from three Ohio universities is preparing to put away their shovels and sifting screens at Fort Ancient in southwest Ohio.

Fort Ancient Site Reveals Cultural Clues

12:00AM
August
4, 2006

A small group of college students from three Ohio universities is preparing to put away their shovels and sifting screens at Ft. Ancient in southwest Ohio. The group is part of a first-of-its-kind field study to explore a part of the site that gained attention last summer.

Republican Legislative Leaders Unveil Plan To Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants

12:00AM
August
4, 2006

Republican leaders of the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives have unveiled a plan to crack down on illegal immigrants. The lawmakers are vowing that – before the year is over .Ohio will more fully enforce current laws on immigration and adopt some new laws.