WOSU News Archives For November 2010

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Says He’ll Seek 4th Term

12:00AM
November
23, 2010

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said he’ll seek re-election next year. If voters approve, Coleman would serve a fourth term and would be in office during the city’s bi-centennial celebration.

Study: More Mental Health Issues Among Children Of Deployed Parents

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12:00AM
November 23, 2010

While the war in Iraq is winding down, the mission is Afghanistan continues. And that means U.S. troops continue to be called up for duty. Long and repeated deployments are tough on families. WOSU gives a look at how children are affected when their parents go overseas.

Central Ohio Retailers Boost Hiring For Holidays.

12:00AM
November
22, 2010

Little by little, Ohio’s jobless rate is dropping. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the unemployment rate fell to single digits in September. In Central Ohio, that’s partly the result of a slowly improving outlook for retailers.

Coroner To Release Autopsy Results

12:00AM
November
19, 2010

The Knox County Coroner is expected to release the autopsy results on three slain Knox county residents.

Bodies Of Three Missing Knox County Residents Found

12:00AM
November
19, 2010

Authorities in Knox County say they’ve found the bodies of a mother, her young son and a family friend who disappeared more than a week ago. Sheriff David Barber said Thursday that the bodies were found about 20 miles northwest of their home.

Popular Energy Drink Remains Top Seller Despite Complaints

12:00AM
November
18, 2010

Some Ohio State students are stocking up on a popular alcoholic energy drink before it undergoes changes. The drink is called Four Loco and is a top seller on campus. As the FDA declares the drink “unsafe,” Four Loco is on heavy order by carry outs and other businesses that sell alcohol.

State court says Columbus bar intentionally broke anti-smoking law

12:00AM
November
18, 2010

Advocates of Ohio’s workplace smoking ban are celebrating a ruling in a Columbus court of appeals. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the judge’s ruling reinstates tens of thousands of dollars in fines against a local bar and restaurant.

October Retail Sales Up Due To Early Holiday Discounts

12:00AM
November
17, 2010

Experts often use October retail sales to gauge how the holiday shopping season will fare. WOSU reports analysts predict shoppers will spend more this holiday season than last.

Columbus City Council President Steps Down

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12:00AM
November 17, 2010

Long time Columbus City Council member Mike Mentel says he wants to spend time on career and family.

Two of Four Evacuated OSU Labs Re-Open

12:00AM
November
16, 2010

State and federal authorities have completed searched of two of the four Ohio State campus buildings that were closed Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat.