WOSU News Archives For November 2010

Post Racial Society? Not Quite.

12:00AM
November
30, 2010

It’s been said that America has come a long way when it comes to racial stereotypes. But recent cases of violence in suburban Columbus have WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller questioning the assertion.

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) Supports Limited Tax Cut Extensions

12:00AM
November
29, 2010

Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown said Monday he favors extension of some income tax cuts and he’d also like to see Congress extend unemployment benefits. Brown made the comments while visiting a Columbus food pantry.

Bail Set at Two Million For Alleged Murderer

12:00AM
November
29, 2010

Thirty-six year old Caron Montgomery is accused of killing his girlfriend and her two children.

22-Year-Old Man Indicted On 10 Felony Counts

12:00AM
November
26, 2010

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s office has indicted Brian Lee Golsby, 22, on 10 felony counts including aggravated robbery and rape.

East Side Man Shot Outside Home

12:00AM
November
26, 2010

Columbus Police say a man died outside a home on the city’s Near East Side.

Michigan fans in Columbus?

12:00AM
November
26, 2010

This Saturday, Ohio State and Michigan will play for the 107th time. Since Michigan won the first meeting 34-0 in 1897, Ohio State fans have had a distain for “That Team Up North,” and often times, its fans. WOSU’s Steve Brown spent some time with two Michigan alums living, and sometimes hiding, in Columbus.

Body Scanner “Opt-Out” Day Ineffective at Port Columbus

A woman lines up between two black boxes that make up the full-body scanner. It takes only seconds to conduct the scan. TSA officials say passengers are chosen at random. (Click on image to enlarge.)
12:00AM
November 25, 2010

The efforts of some privacy advocates Wednesday to cause long line at airport security check points by “opting-out” of body scanners and “opting-in” to more time-consuming pat downs proved non-existent at Port Columbus. WOSU reports despite the holiday rush, operations were running smoothly.

Port Columbus Travel Smooth Despite “Opt-Out” Day

A woman steps between two large boxes that make up one of Port Columbus's full-body imaging scanners. It takes only seconds to complete the scan.
12:00AM
November 24, 2010

The efforts of privacy advocates to back up airport security check points by “opting-out” of body scanners and “opting-in” to more time-consuming pat downs proved ineffective at Port Columbus. WOSU reports despite the holiday rush, operations where running smoothly.

Coleman Going For 4th Term As Columbus Mayor

12:00AM
November
24, 2010

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced Tuesday he will a record fourth consecutive term in office. WOSU spoke with the mayor about his re-election bid.

Turkey Dinners Given To Less Fortunate

12:00AM
November
23, 2010

Turkey with all the trimmings is on the Thanksgiving menu at local churches and community groups serving those less fortunate for the holiday. Several organizations are filling a growing need in central Ohio.