WOSU News Archives For: February 19, 2009

Franklin County Dog Shelter Director Ousted

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February
19, 2009

Franklin County Commissioners voted Thursday to oust the county’s dog shelter leadership after a report confirmed mismanagement.

Clintonville’s Flag Lady Honored by Local Chamber of Commerce

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February 19, 2009

The Clintonville Chamber of Commerce tomorrow honors 73-year-old Mary Leavitt as its Businessperson of the Year. Better known as “The Flag Lady,” Leavitt began selling flags out of the trunk of her car three decades ago in Libertyville, Illinois. Today, her shop – The Flag Lady’s Flag Store – is a Clintonville landmark.

Northland High School Student Spared Expulsion

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February
19, 2009

A local student has returned to class after being suspended for shooting a nerf gun in school.

New Report Sparks More Debate On Role of Charter Schools.

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February
19, 2009

A new report shows the vast majority of Ohio’s for profit charter schools are not accountable to the communities they serve and the students in those schools do not perform academically as well as their counterparts in public schools. But advocates for charter schools are taking issue with the report.

Auto Repair Shop Run By Women

Auto mechanic Constance Taylor is one of three female workers at Alternative Auto Care in Short North. The garage has been around for 26 years.
12:00AM
February 19, 2009

The image of men standing around in greasy cover-alls may come to mind when you think of auto garages. But there’s at least one shop in Central Ohio that breaks the mold.