WOSU News Archives For: April 16, 2008

Central Ohio’s ‘State of the Region’ Report

12:00AM
April
16, 2008

A half-million people are expected to move to Central Ohio during the next two decades. The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission says preparing for the influx needs to begin now.

Three of four former execs denied bond

12:00AM
April
16, 2008

A federal judge in Columbus has revoked bond for several former executives of Dublin-based National Century Financial Enterprises. Last month five executives with the now-defunct company were found guilty on multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy. Yesterday’s ruling to revoke bond comes after the disappearance of one executive, and an alleged plot for the others to do the same.

An anti-gun violence group remembers VA Tech students who died one year ago

Maggie Page, a protester, goes to lie down on Ohio State's Oval next to the other Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence members.
12:00AM
April 16, 2008

A small group from the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence commemorated the anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre at the Ohio State campus. Also, the group was protesting what they call “lax” gun regulations.