WOSU News Archives For: April 22, 2008

High metal prices bring renassaince of the “junk man”

12:00AM
April
22, 2008

The price of most metals has increased sharply in recent years. The value of copper alone has tripled over the last ten years, and now sits at nearly $4 per pound. As prices have shot up, so too has the business of scrap metal recycling so much that more and more people are making a living collecting and selling seemingly-junk items.

State audit critical of Columbus City Schools

12:00AM
April
22, 2008

A state audit says the district cannot properly account for nearly a million dollars in grant money. The report also shows that Columbus City Schools has failed to correct past financial problems.

Police: No Charges Against Dann Aide

Anthony Gutierrez
12:00AM
April 22, 2008

Columbus police say they won’t file criminal charges against an aide to Attorney General Marc Dann who has been accused of sexual harassment.

Dann Releases More than 2,000 E-mails

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12:00AM
April 22, 2008

Ohio’s attorney general has released more than 22 hundred emails between himself and his former scheduler.

House approves sweeping energy plan

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12:00AM
April 22, 2008

The Ohio House has overwhelmingly approved a compromise long-term energy plan after adding changes designed to keep customers’ bills down.