WOSU News Archives For: April 22, 2009

Some Columbus Postal Branches Close For An Hour At Mid-day

12:00AM
April
22, 2009

Customers at one Columbus post office are finding themselves out of luck at lunch time. The postal service says low mail volume and declining client le have forced it to close the Clintonville Post Office between 12 noon and 1 p.m. Two other postal branches are now closing for an hour in the middle of the day. And there are more closings on the way.

Cremation Up 58 Percent In Ohio Over Past Decade

12:00AM
April
22, 2009

For some it may be tough or even morbid to think about, but at some point you or your loved ones will have decide what’s going to happen to you when you die. Will you be buried, entombed, cremated? More people than ever before are choosing cremation as their final disposition. In Ohio the number of cremations is rising rapidly.

For-Profit Career Colleges Big Losers in Ohio Budget Proposal

12:00AM
April
22, 2009

The latest version of a new 54 billion dollar state budget has winners and losers.

FBI: Columbus and Mass. Burglaries Likely Connected

12:00AM
April
22, 2009

The FBI says burglaries at a Massachusetts jewelry maker that included Super Bowl rings, and at a Brinks Inc. armored car facility in Columbus, Ohio, bear remarkable similarities and may be connected.