WOSU News Archives For: September 22, 2011

Westerville Company Hopes Solar Energy Shines

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SolarVision coordinated a project to install solar panels at the Athens Community Center.
3:44PM
September 22, 2011

Ohio is a leader in manufacturing equipment for alternative energy sources like solar. One Central Ohio company is putting it to use.

Longtime Congresswoman Pryce Won’t Run For New Seat

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Deborah Pryce represented central Ohio in Congress for 16 years.
12:13PM
September
22, 2011

The former chair of the House Republican Conference says she’s done campaigning.

Casino Commission Names Director

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An artist's rendering of the Hollywood Casino now under construction on Columbus' West side.
8:51AM
September
22, 2011

An Ohio Senate staffer has been named to head the regulatory agency that will oversee the state’s new casinos.

Shelby County Sheriff Indicted On Sexual Battery Charge

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Sheriff Dean Kimpel was arrested and released on $10,000 bond yesterday.
7:28AM
September 22, 2011

The charge stems from an allegation by a former Shelby county deputy who says Kimpel sexually assaulted her last summer.

Mineral Rush Transforming Ohio

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Emerging forms of drilling for oil and natural gas have transformed much of the Midwest and Great Lakes region.
7:18AM
September
22, 2011

An oil and natural gas economic boom is in the beginning stages in eastern Ohio, where energy companies are securing mineral leases from land owners and shaping the future of some of Ohio’s poorest counties.

What Energy Source Holds The Most Promise for Ohio?

7:00AM
September
22, 2011

Governor John Kasich, scientists and business leaders this week have been studying Ohio’s energy future. Right now coal supplies more than 80% of Ohio’s electricity, but many seek alternatives: natural gas, solar, wind. What energy source do you think holds the most promise for Ohio?