WOSU News Archives For: October 6, 2011

Retailer Sears Considers Move To Columbus

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A Sears retail store.
4:48PM
October
6, 2011

Columbus is in the running to become the headquarters for another large retailer. WOSU reports the Sears Holding Corporation is considering moving its headquarters from Illinois.

Ohio Democrats Urge 3 ‘Nos’ on Ballot Issues

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The Ohio Democratic Party says no to all three ballot issues.
1:02PM
October
6, 2011

Democratic slate cards being mailed across Ohio will urge “no” votes this fall on all three state ballot issues.

Dublin Man Pleads Guilty In Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

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24-year-old Andrew Hill of Dublin has pleaded guilty to bank fraud and money laundering.
12:23PM
October
6, 2011

Federal investigators say Andrew Hill ran an elaborate mortgage fraud scheme, obtaining $1.2 million in loans.

Cordray Clears Banking Committee, Faces Full Senate Vote

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Former Ohio Treasurer and Attorney General Richard Cordray.
11:24AM
October 6, 2011

The Senate Banking Committee today voted 12-10 to advance the nomination of the former Ohio A.G. to lead a new consumer protection office.

Mr. Neil’s Legacy Lives On In University District

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William Neil
9:00AM
October 6, 2011

Tonight WOSU-TV premiers the latest documentary in its Columbus Neighborhoods Series. The University District traces the history of the area surrounding Ohio State University. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says one man is largely responsible for what the neighborhood is today.

Sears Considering Columbus As New Corporate Home

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The current Sears headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
8:29AM
October 6, 2011

The retail giant is based in suburban Chicago, but is reportedly considering moves to either Columbus or Austin, Texas.

What’s Your Favorite Memory of The University District

7:00AM
October
6, 2011

Tonight at 8:00 WOSU TV premiers the latest documentary in its Columbus Neighborhoods Series. The University District traces the history of the neighborhood near Ohio State University. Whether your lived there or just visited, what’s your favorite memory of the neighborhood around OSU?

What’s Your Favorite Memory Of The University District?

6:13AM
October
6, 2011

Tonight at 8, WOSU-TV debuts its latest documentary on the University District. What’s your favorite memory of the neighborhood?

Columbus Neighborhoods Documentary Profiles University District

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OSU's University District: Where Students and Homeowners Live Side-By-Side
4:45AM
October
6, 2011

WOSU-TV has produced the fourth installment in the Columbus Neighborhoods series. This episode showcases the University District. As WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports, the documentary traces the history of Ohio State and the neighborhoods nearby. It’s a relationship that’s not always run smoothly.