WOSU News Archives For: March 25, 2009

Benchmark Report Shows Central Ohio’s Prosperity, Poverty

12:00AM
March
25, 2009

The Columbus Partnership has released its third annual “Benchmarking Central Ohio” report. The report compares economic and social issues with 15 other U.S. metropolitan areas. Central Ohio shows overall economic strength, but worsening personal prosperity.

Economic Earthquake – Why Didn’t Experts Forsee It?

12:00AM
March
25, 2009

The current economic crisis has had disastrous consequents for many. WOSU’ Commentator Michael Ivey wonders why experts did not see it coming.

Legend of the Waterloo Wonders Lives On as State Basketball Championships Begin

Waterloo Wonders
12:00AM
March 25, 2009

Hundreds of high school basketball players and their families are traveling to Columbus over the next three days for the state finals. 75 years ago, an unlikely group of young men from a tiny town deep in southern Ohio made a similar trek, on their way to becoming legends.

Street Sweeping Text-Based Alert System

12:00AM
March
25, 2009

If you’ve ever overslept and forgot to move your vehicle off the street for street sweeping, then you’ll appreciate a soon-to-be released text based alert system that’s being developed.

Fire Burns Acres Of Metro Park

12:00AM
March
25, 2009

One woman was evacuated this morning when a grass and brush fire at Pickerington Ponds Metropark spread to several acres.