WOSU News Archives For November 2006

Investigators look into Mansfield hunting fatality.

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12:00AM
November 28, 2006

The Richland County Prosecutor will decide whether to press charges in hunting accident.

City Takes Woodland Meadows to Court

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12:00AM
November 27, 2006

The City of Columbus is taking the owners of Woodland Meadows apartment complex to court. The city filed a complaint today in Environmental Court demanding that the 122 buildings in east Columbus be properly maintained or torn down.

Smoking Ban Begins December 7th

12:00AM
November
27, 2006

Ohio businesses are required to ban smoking in their buildings starting next week.

Franklin County Board of Elections Certifies Election; Recount Looms for 15th Congressional Race

12:00AM
November
27, 2006

The Franklin County Board of Elections, Monday, certified the results from the hotly contested US Congressional race in Ohio’s 15th district. While a victor was named, the race is not quite over.

Homelessness: A Year-Round Concern

12:00AM
November
27, 2006

During the holiday season, additional attention is often given to those who are homeless, but homelessness can occur at any time of the year. And 17 rural counties in southeastern and central Ohio are working together to try to solve that problem within the next decade.

Final Results Show Pryce Retains Congressional Seat

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12:00AM
November 27, 2006

The Franklin County Board of Elections today certified results from a hotly contested race for U-S Congress in Central Ohio. Final vote counts show Republican Incumbent Deborah Pryce won re-election by 1,054 votes over Democratic challenger Mary Jo Kilroy. Kilroy picked up more than 2,000 votes in the recount. Preliminary figures on election night showed Pryce with a lead of more than 3,000 votes.

Two Views of Holiday Shopping

12:00AM
November
24, 2006

The holiday shopping season opened before dawn on the day after Thanksgiving.

Students Give Back To Local Troops Serving In Iraq

12:00AM
November
24, 2006

Students at an east side Columbus charter school undertake at least one humanitarian project each year to give back to their community. This year the focus is on a local unit serving in Iraq.

Crash Predictor To Help Highway Safety

12:00AM
November
22, 2006

A new tool makes it possible for drivers and troopers to calculate where the trouble spots will be on this holiday travel weekend.

Former department of parks director pleads guitly to theft, tampering

12:00AM
November
21, 2006

The former head of the Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks and the sister of a member of the Parks Board have pleaded guilty to felony theft and tampering charges. The charges come in the wake of allegations that the department director paid the employee for work she did not do.