WOSU News Archives For: August 31, 2009

OSU And Children’s Get Millions For Biomedical Research

12:00AM
August
31, 2009

Ohio State and Children’s Hospital combined will receive more than $4 million in recently announced federal stimulus money. The funds are designated for biomedical research.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Visits Zanesville; Forum on Rural Challenges

12:00AM
August
31, 2009

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and other Capitol Hill colleagues visited Zanesville Monday to talk about rural issues affecting the area. WOSU reports the forum was a stark contrast to other recent health care town hall-style meetings.

Federal Trade Commission Bans Robocalls

12:00AM
August
31, 2009

Starting tomorrow, marketers won’t be able to use a tool that many consider a joke or a nuisance will end. But there are some exceptions.

Fire Code Enforcement Roils Some Central Ohio Teachers

12:00AM
August
31, 2009

Schoolchildren’s artwork on classroom walls is, by tradition, part of the fabric of the American learning experience. It’s good for self-esteem. But is it safe? In some schools in the Olentangy Local School District just north of Columbus, artwork on the wall has been severely restricted because of local enforcement of the state fire code.