WOSU News Archives For: May 19, 2008

Rock n Roll Fans and Group Members Call for Truth in Oldies But Goodies Concerts

12:00AM
May
19, 2008

Music fans and rock groups say anyone attending an “oldies but goodies” concert expecting to see the Shirelles, the Drifters, the Temptations or some other rock and roll group from decades ago might not be seeing the original group.

Paper Changes for County Commissioners

12:00AM
May
19, 2008

Franklin County Commissioners want county employees to use less paper and use recycled paper. The board of commissioners plans to expand it’s 2006 county-wide environmental policy. Officials hope to inspire others to do the same.

Fixation with Lawncare Has Short History

12:00AM
May
19, 2008

This time of year, everyone is an expert landscaper. With cool temperatures and plenty of water, it’s hard not to have a nice green lawn. It’s not so easy during the hot summer. Lawn care has become an obsession for many in Central Ohio, but WOSU Commentator and historian Ed Lentz says the fixation is relatively new.

Detectives Say Reluctant Witnesses At Crime Scenes Are A Problem.

12:00AM
May
19, 2008

As summer approaches, Columbus police will use curfew enforcement and so-called strike forces in some neighborhoods to stanch violence. But, some homicides remain unsolved and criminals remain free for lack of a witness willing to come forward.