WOSU News Archives For: June 1, 2011

Columbus-Area Bands Jam for Alabama Tornado Survivors

Jammin' for Bama
12:00AM
June 1, 2011

Just a little more than a month ago, 53 confirmed tornadoes ripped through Alabama killing 238 people, injuring more than 1,000 others and causing billions of dollars in damage.

Several Central Ohio School Superintendents Applaud Senate Budget

The Ohio Statehouse
There's good news for some school districts in the state Senate's version of the proposed budget. The Senate's spending plan would use about $100 million to soften cuts approved in the House version.
12:00AM
June
1, 2011

There’s good news for some school districts in the state Senate’s version of the proposed budget. The Senate’s spending plan would use about $100 million to soften cuts approved in the House version.

Columbus Commons – The Latest Effort to Bring Parkland To The City

Downtown Columbus has a new park at the site of the demolished City Center Mall. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz traces the history of parks in Columbus.
12:00AM
June
1, 2011

Downtown Columbus has a new park at the site of the demolished City Center Mall. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz traces the history of parks in Columbus.

Columbus Commons – A Wasteful Idea

Merry-go-round at Columbus Commons
The Columbus Commons opened in May 2011.
12:00AM
June
1, 2011

Every day you hear the cry from left of center pundits, “Tax the rich! Tax the rich!” Why? So that we can get more ice skating rinks with no ice skaters, downtown parks in a state that is mostly rural? Malls in places where people don’t want to shop?