On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
WOSU News Archives For: August 25, 2009
New rankings show more Ohio school districts are rated effective or higher. However, the annual grade cards released Tuesday also show the statewide graduation rate fell to 84.6 percent. Many Central Ohio school districts fared well in the ratings.
Critics of that Ohio ballot issue that would authorize casinos in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Toledo are warning it’s written in a way that would let casino operators shield their revenue from taxes. Backers of the proposal say that’s totally untrue.
Lake Erie landowners have won another round in court, in a long battle they’ve been having with environmental groups.
The City Center Mall’s days are officially numbered. The panel that oversees all downtown construction and renovation projects has approved the demolition of the vacant shopping center. The move is the next step in converting the City Center site to a park.