Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
WOSU News Archives For: June 23, 2011
In an effort to offset a loss in federal funding, an Ohio State trustees committee approved a recommendation to increase tuition.
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.
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.
Columbus city council president Andrew Ginther is throwing his weight behind a proposal to redevelop Cooper Stadium into a racetrack.
There’s still no word on how the President’s ramping down of troops in Afghanistan could affect National Guard units from Ohio.
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.