Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For May 2011
One day after OSU football coach Jim Tressel resigned, the focus of an NCAA investigation has turned to quarterback Terrell Pryor and the many cars he has been seen driving in his three years at the university.
The federal Department of Education is turning to the Justice Department in Ohio and other states in a bid to collect delinquent student loans. The actions by federal agencies come as the amount of student loan debt has surpassed outstanding debt owed on credit cards.
Ohio State students had varied reactions to the announcement of Coach Jim Tressel’s resignation.
Jim Tressel is out as Ohio State University’s football coach. Jim Tressel today resigned as the NCAA investigates the Buckeyes for possible rules violations.
Columbus police are investigating two murders this weekend. Saturday afternoon police found Jeffrey Turner, 22, shot to death in an apartment on Shore Boulevard on the far east side.
Federal prosecutors have filed money laundering and drug trafficking charges against the Columbus tattoo parlor owner who reportedly bought memorabilia from several Ohio State football players.
Of the almost 150,000 graves in Columbus’s Greenlawn Cemetery, only five are marked with small blue flags. These flags denote the graves of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients – the highest honor bestowed on members of the U.S. military.
Honda now says auto factories in Ohio will go back to full production sooner than expected.
Casino operators and state lawmakers are fighting over the application of Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax – or the CAT tax.
Now that an agreement has been hashed out between West Side Casino developers and the city of Columbus, it will be up to city and county leaders to approve it. But even if they do, there are still possible snags that could hamper the project.