WOSU News Archives For February 2011

Findlay Braces For More Flooding

12:00AM
February
28, 2011

Four years after massive flooding devastated much of the city of Findlay, emergency officials there say the troubled Blanchard River is once again creeping over its banks.

Gun Show Promotor Calls ‘Double Booking’ Suspicious

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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has, for years, made gun control a major priority. He's delivered numerous speeches on the dangers of illegal guns, gang violence and even gun shows. During his State of the City Address last week, he narrowed his focus to one company in particular.
12:00AM
February
28, 2011

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has, for years, made gun control a major priority. He’s delivered numerous speeches on the dangers of illegal guns, gang violence and even gun shows. During his State of the City Address last week, he narrowed his focus to one company in particular.

Woman, Child Killed After Car Plunges Into Pond

12:00AM
February
28, 2011

Columbus Police say a young woman and a child are dead and an infant is in critical condition after a car plunged into a pond near the Eastland Mall last night.

Advocates: Sex Trafficking Prominent in Central Ohio

12:00AM
February
28, 2011

Human trafficking…at first thought, visions of women from foreign countries locked up in basements in big cities like Washington, D.C. may come to mind. But human trafficking can happen anywhere and to anyone.

GA Authorities Search For Missing OH Couple

12:00AM
February
25, 2011

The search for a missing Logan County couple has moved South.

Senate Bill Could Jeopardize Federal Transporation Funds

12:00AM
February
25, 2011

Youngstown State professor says transit worker bargaining rights have federal protection.

Central Ohio supporters of Libyan rebels plan another demonstration today

12:00AM
February
25, 2011

Central Ohio supporters of Libyan rebels plan another demonstration today. Organizer Homdi Soliman of Columbus estimates 300 Libyan nationals live in Central Ohio. He says today’s demonstration in the campus area is designed to show what he calls “solidarity” with the protesters in Libya.

Some Ohio Companies Repay State For Lack Of Job Creation.

12:00AM
February
24, 2011

Some Ohio companies that promised to create jobs in exchange for state grants haven’t totally delivered. So,state Development Department officials have written them, requesting some of the money back.

Anniversaries Weren’t Always a Big Deal

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12:00AM
February
24, 2011

You may have heard that Columbus is gearing up for its bicentennial. Committees have been formed. They are planning a year’s worth of events. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says, it wasn’t always this way.

Columbus Business Group Seeks Ways To Boost Employment

12:00AM
February
23, 2011

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce seeks job growth among region’s existing businesses, helps form non-profit to boost area’s exports.