WOSU News Archives For: November 20, 2006

Police Rally After Judge Sets Aside Death Sentence

Area law officers hold brief vigil at the bank where policeman Bryan Hurst was killed
12:00AM
November 20, 2006

Police officers from the Columbus area held a brief vigil yesterday afternoon outside a bank where an officer was killed almost two years ago. The gathering came in response to a federal judge’s decision last week to set aside the death sentence for the man convicted of murdering officer Bryan Hurst.

25 Percent Energy Independent By 2025?

12:00AM
November
20, 2006

Groups looking to lessen the nation’s dependency on foreign fuels came together for the first Ohio Renewable Energy Summit. The initiative in consideration would reduce the nation’s foreign fuel dependency by a quarter in less than two decades.

The Hungry in Columbus Tell Their Story

12:00AM
November
20, 2006

The number of Ohioans who go hungry has increased for the past ten years. In 1996, there were 33 other states with numbers worse than Ohio. Today, only 12 states are worse off, but those are just numbers. WOSU puts a face and a voice to those numbers after speaking with some hungry people who eat at the Holy Family Soup Kitchen on the near west side. Click on the listen icon to hear their stories.

OSU Fans Celebrate Peacefully

Mark Watson of Yakima, Wash., in Columbus for the OSU / Michigan game, says Saturday's victory is "satisfying."
12:00AM
November 20, 2006

Nearly 106,000 fans packed Ohio Stadium to see the Ohio State Buckeyes defeat the Michigan Wolverines 42 to 39. Police say there were about 40 arrests and dozens of fires were reported afterward. But it was nothing like the post-game rioting that followed the OSU Michigan game in 2002.