WOSU News Archives For: September 12, 2011

DNC Launches Ad Campaign as President Heads for Columbus

President Obama addressed a small invitation-only crowd at Parsons and Livingston Avenues. Federal stimulus dollars are funding road work at the intersection.
President Obama addressed a small invitation-only crowd at Parsons and Livingston Avenues on a trip to Columbus in 2010. Federal stimulus dollars are funding road work at the intersection.
12:55PM
September
12, 2011

The Democratic National Committee is launching a television ad campaign to boost support for President Barack Obama’s new jobs plan.

Evidence of Asian Beetle Compels Quarantine

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An Asian long-horned beetle
11:33AM
September
12, 2011

Evidence of an Asian beetle that kills some types of hardwood trees has been found at a second site in southwest Ohio, leading authorities to expand a quarantine.

Trial Halted For Convicted Serial Killer

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Trial Halted For Convicted Serial Killer Anthony Sowell
11:12AM
September
12, 2011

A judge in Ohio has dismissed the remaining criminal charges against a convicted serial killer sentenced to
death last month.

World Trade Center Flagpole Finds Permanent Home in Hilliard

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Flagpole from World Trade Center now in Hilliard
9:01AM
September
12, 2011

“Nothing flies like Old Glory. It’s the most beautiful flag in the world. And what it represents is so perfect.” Says Cowgill.

Will President Obama’s Jobs Plan Work?

7:00AM
September
12, 2011

President Obama tomorrow visits Columbus, trying to sell the jobs plan he unveiled last week. It calls for a mix of tax cuts, help for the unemployed and spending on road and bridge repairs. Will it help the economy?

Columbus Idea Foundry Attracts Builders; Artists

COLUMBUS IDEA FOUNDRY TOOL
Part of a work station inside the Columbus Idea Foundry
5:00AM
September
12, 2011

Occupying 20-thousand square feet at the end of Corrugated Way off Fifth Avenue, the Columbus Idea Foundry is home to some 35 engineers, fabricators, artists and do-it-yourselfers. After a move to its present location, one expansion and another planned, perhaps no one is more surprised by its success than its founder.