WOSU News Archives For November 2009

Two Suburban High Schoolers Die In Crash

12:00AM
November
30, 2009

Dublin Scioto High School today mourns the loss of two of its students. The teens died during the week-end in a one car crash in Delaware county. 500 turn out for vigil.

Great Lakes Region Most Vitamin D Deficient

12:00AM
November
30, 2009

Gray skies, more often than not, accompany winter days in Central Ohio. While the lack of sunshine can stamp out one’s good mood, it can also have potential health risks. WOSU reports area doctors say the Great Lakes region is among the most vitamin D deficient in the country.

Safety Improvements to State Route 315 Include Drainage Work

12:00AM
November
27, 2009

While construction crews take a winter break, commuters on route 315 already benefit from traffic design improvements.

Outspoken Anti-Gambling Groups in Ohio Not Helping Put Slots to a Vote

12:00AM
November
25, 2009

A petition drive is underway by a group intent on giving Ohio voters the chance to decide whether video lottery machines will be placed at the state’s 7 race tracks.

OSU’s Debt Stress Index Indicates Consumers More Confident About Debt

12:00AM
November
25, 2009

Americans are worrying less about the debt they carry. New figures from an Ohio State University survey show that the Debt Stress Index is declining from this summer’s all time high.

Columbus Mosque Helps Needy.

12:00AM
November
25, 2009

Thanksgiving will include a large turkey for hundreds of families in need thanks to an effort led by a Central Ohio mosque.

Central Ohio Mosque Hands Out Free Turkeys To Needy Families

12:00AM
November
25, 2009

Thanksgiving will include a large turkey for hundreds of families in need thanks to an effort led by a central Ohio mosque.

Energy Secretary Chu Announces $75 Million Award To AEP Ohio For Smart Grid Project

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
12:00AM
November 24, 2009

The U.S. Secretary of Energy has announced the awarding of $75 million in federal stimulus money to American Electric Power’s Ohio subsidiary. Steven Chu says the money is part of the Obama administration’s efforts to update the country’s power grid.

Mourners Remember Stefanie Spielman.

12:00AM
November
24, 2009

The funeral for Stefanie Spielman will be held this morning at Trinity United Methodist church in Marble Cliff. On Monday, hundreds of mourners came to the Longaberger Alumni House near the OSU campus to remember the woman who had inspired so many as she fought breast cancer for more than a decade.

Fairfield County Sheriff: Two Car Dealers Committed Large Scale Fraud

12:00AM
November
23, 2009

Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen says one of his deputies happened upon dozens of cars in a field.