WOSU News Archives For: March 29, 2010

Columbus City Schools To Apply for Improvement Grant

12:00AM
March
29, 2010

The Ohio Department of Education was awarded millions of dollars in School Improvement Grant funds to help struggling schools improve academic performance. Hundreds of the state’s lowest performing schools are eligible to apply for a share of more than $100 (M) million dollars in stimulus grants. WOSU reports 60 percent of Columbus City Schools qualify for the program.

Ohio Pushes Wind Power on Lake Erie

12:00AM
March
29, 2010

Ohio officials are pushing plans to get Lake Erie, the shallowest of the Great Lakes, at the forefront of offshore wind power development.

“Baby Blue Bandit” Held on Kidnapping Charge

12:00AM
March
29, 2010

38-year-old Anthony Sullivan of Columbus faces charges of kidnapping, aggravated robbery and burglary in connection with a hostage situation Sunrday in he 1100 block of South James Road.

OSU’s New Student Union: A Grand Opening For A “Magnificent” Building

12:00AM
March
29, 2010

A ribbon cutting formally opens the new Ohio Union building at Ohio State University. The 4-story building cost $118 million dollars and will be paid for, for the most part, by students.