WOSU News Archives For: June 23, 2011

OSU Finance Committee Recommends Tuition Hike

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In an effort to offset a loss in federal funding, an Ohio State trustees committee approved a recommendation to increase tuition.
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June
23, 2011

In an effort to offset a loss in federal funding, an Ohio State trustees committee approved a recommendation to increase tuition.

Ohio’s US Senators React To The President’s Troop Draw Down Plan

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The Officer Commanding Corunna Company, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment briefs his troops on Op Tor Mahke Zi. Republican Senator Rob Portman says there are aspects of President Obama's plan to bring troops home that he likes.
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June 23, 2011

Congressional Democrats are leading the criticism of President Barack Obama’s troop withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, arguing that his timeline for bringing 33,000 U.S. troops home by next summer is not fast enough. At the same time, Republicans are faulting Mr. Obama’s plan as too rash. But Ohio’s junior senator, a Republican, says there are aspects of the plan he likes.

Trustee: No New Athletic Violations; University-Wide Compliance

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An OSU trustee Thursday said he does not believe there are additional football department violations. But the recent NCAA investigation into OSU's athletic department has prompted university trustees to review campus-wide compliance protocols.
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June
23, 2011

An OSU trustee Thursday said he does not believe there are additional football department violations. But the recent NCAA investigation into OSU’s athletic department has prompted university trustees to review campus-wide compliance protocols.

Council Pres. Ginther Backs Cooper Stadium Redevelopment

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Cooper Stadium, the site of the proposed $40 million autotrack.
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June
23, 2011

Columbus city council president Andrew Ginther is throwing his weight behind a proposal to redevelop Cooper Stadium into a racetrack.

Ohio Delegation Split On Afghanistan Withdrawals

Barack Obama
There's still no word on how the President's ramping down of troops in Afghanistan could affect National Guard units from Ohio.
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June
23, 2011

There’s still no word on how the President’s ramping down of troops in Afghanistan could affect National Guard units from Ohio.

Columbus Game Fair Draws Thousands From Around The Country

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June
23, 2011

For the next few days, thousands of people will go downtown to play games: board games, card games, role-playing games. It’s a convention called The Origins Game Fair which runs now through Sunday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.