WOSU News Archives For: June 1, 2009

GM To Close Groveport Warehouse

12:00AM
June
1, 2009

As part of General Motor’s bankruptcy filing, it’s closing its ACDelco warehouse facility in Groveport, south of Columbus. Eighty-one workers at the Groveport warehouse stand to lose their jobs.

Ohio Blooms Have Deep Roots

12:00AM
June
1, 2009

While it’s not known as a tropical paradise, Central Ohio is in full bloom. Peonies are bursting. Irises are stretching tall. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz looks at Ohio’s gardening roots.

Strickland Denies Clemency To Death Row Inmate

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12:00AM
June 1, 2009

A man who locked a woman in the trunk of her car and then lit it on fire while she was alive has just lost an appeal for mercy from the governor. That means the execution of Daniel Wilson remains scheduled for Wednesday morning. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

GM to Close Mansfield Plant

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12:00AM
June
1, 2009

Ohio’s GM plants were not immune to the auto manufacturing cuts. One of those plants is a stamping plant in Mansfield. WOSU traveled to Richland County to speak with some of its workers.

Hilliard Teen Secures National Art Award

Kyle Boganwright, 18, won a prestigious Scholastic Gold Medal for his art portfolio. Boganwright holds one of his most recent works called "The Baby".
12:00AM
June 1, 2009

In three days a Hilliard-Davidson High School senior will travel to Carnegie Hall to accept a national art award. WOSU reports, for Kyle Boganwright, art is more than a hobby, it’s therapy for his mental illness.