WOSU News Archives For: April 18, 2007

Face of Franklin County Poverty Changes

Imelda Santos runs the Our Lady of Guadalupe food pantry that serves a burgeoning Hispanic population.
12:00AM
April 18, 2007

The face of poverty is changing in Franklin County. A new study finds that Blacks and Hispanics are three times more likely to live in poverty than Whites or Asians; that one in eight persons in the county is impoverished; and that impoverished families are relocating toward the Columbus outer belt. The results were presented Wednesday at a forum of social services officials.

Ohio State employees personal information stolen; University offers credit monitoring

12:00AM
April
18, 2007

Thousands of current and former Ohio State University employees have received notice their personal information was stolen from a university database. And the letters are continuing to be sent out. The breach happened earlier this month. But OSU did not send out letters for almost two weeks. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble spoke with OSU spokesperson Jim Lynch. Click on the icon to hear the interview.

OSU students gather to remember Virginia Tech Victims

12:00AM
April
18, 2007

Thousands of Ohio State University students gathered at the OSU oval Wednesday afternoon to remember the victims of this week’s shooting at Virginia Tech.