WOSU News Archives For: August 15, 2011

Defense To Seek New Trial For Ohio Serial Killer

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A motion filed Friday said the jury forewoman was prejudiced against 51-year-old Anthony Sowell.
6:02PM
August
15, 2011

A document filed in a Cleveland court shows attorneys for a serial killer sentenced to death last week plan to request a new trial, alleging juror misconduct.

Customs Finds $600K In Shipped Tortilla Presses

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$600K found in shipped tortilla presses
5:52PM
August
15, 2011

Federal customs officials say over $600,000 in U.S. money was hidden in tortilla press machines being shipped from someone in Mexico to Bogota, Colombia, through a freight hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Former Congressman Robert Shamansky Dies

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Former Congressman Robert Shamansky.
12:51PM
August 15, 2011

Family members say the longtime Columbus attorney and former U.S. Congressman passed away Thursday.

Lawmakers Tout Jobs

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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown promotes solar energy at Columbus business.
10:56AM
August
15, 2011

As senators and members of congress spend recess time in their districts. They are focusing sharply on the job market and in some cases getting getting directly involved in efforts to boost employment.

Is Fracking A Good Thing For Ohio And Its Economy?

7:00AM
August
15, 2011

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking is a method for extracting oil and natural gas using high pressure fluid to create fractures in the stone surrounding a wellbore.