WOSU News Archives For: July 14, 2010

Hit-And-Run Driver Kills Construction Worker

12:00AM
July
14, 2010

Columbus Police continue their search of a hit and run driver who killed a road crew worker on I-70 Westbound early Wednesday morning. Some are raising safety questions about highway workers.

A Friend Recalls George Steinbrenner

12:00AM
July
14, 2010

New York Yankees owner and Ohio native George Steinbrenner died Tuesday, a little over a week after his 80th birthday. Steinbrenner, who was born in Rocky River near Cleveland, had been in fragile health for years. The New York Yankees won 7 World Series championships during Steinbrenner’s ownership. A friend and former Yankees employee Dick Smith commented Tuesday in Columbus on his long-standing relationship with Steinbrenner.

Residents Have Ideas for Downtown Blueprint

12:00AM
July
14, 2010

Columbus City Council is creating a bluprint for downtown. City council members want a ten-year plan to ensure a thriving economy for businesses and residents of the state’s capital.

Body Scanners Accepted By Some Port Columbus Passengers

12:00AM
July
14, 2010

This is the first summer travel season where air passengers are having to go through full body scanners. The scanners are designed to protect air travelers but they continue to spur complaints about invasion of privacy, possible health risks and check-in delays. WOSU reports on how passengers at Port Columbus are adjusting.