WOSU News Archives For May 2011

NCAA Focuses On Pryor’s Cars

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The NCAA is investigating whether quarterback Terrell Pryor has violated any rules related to his cars.
12:00AM
May
31, 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.

Justice Department Seeks Repayment Of Delinquent Student Loans.

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The federal Department of Education is turning to the Justice Department more often in recent years in a bid to collect delinquent student loans.
12:00AM
May
30, 2011

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.

OSU Student Sad And Surprised Coach Resigns

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Ohio State students had varied reactions to the announcement of Coach Jim Tressel's resignation.
12:00AM
May
30, 2011

Ohio State students had varied reactions to the announcement of Coach Jim Tressel’s resignation.

Amid NCAA Probe, Tressel Steps Down

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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.
12:00AM
May
30, 2011

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 Investigate Two Weekend Murders

12:00AM
May
29, 2011

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 Drug Charges For Tattoo Parlor Owner

12:00AM
May
27, 2011

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.

Heroism On Display: Greenlawn Cemetery’s Medal of Honor Recipient

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12:00AM
May 26, 2011

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 Plants To Go Back To Full Production

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Honda now says auto factories in Ohio will go back to full production sooner than expected.
12:00AM
May
26, 2011

Honda now says auto factories in Ohio will go back to full production sooner than expected.

Casino Operators At Odds With State Officials Over Tax

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12:00AM
May 26, 2011

Casino operators and state lawmakers are fighting over the application of Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax – or the CAT tax.

Casino Faces Possible Roadblocks Despite Deal With City, County

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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.
12:00AM
May
26, 2011

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.