WOSU News Archives For: October 21, 2011

Governor John Kasich Signs Exotic Animal Executive Order

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich signs an executive order cracking down on dangerous exotic pets.
1:48PM
October
21, 2011

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he’ll push for a moratorium on exotic animal auctions and a crackdown on unlicensed auctions.

Columbus Museum Of Art Opens Caravaggio Exhibit

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Photo of Caravaggio's "Ecce Homo." The original painting is now on exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art on East Broad Street.
1:39PM
October
21, 2011

The Columbus Museum of Art is now temporary home for a 400 year old painting by Italian artist, Caravaggio. The exhibit marks the first time a Caravaggio has been publicly displayed in Central Ohio.

September Home Sales Up Over Last Year, Down From August

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More homes sold in central Ohio compared to last September, but sales fell 11 percent from earlier in the summer.
12:40PM
October
21, 2011

The Central Ohio report paints another mixed picture of the local real estate market.

Democratic, Republican Columbus Mayoral Candidates Debate

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Former Columbus police sergeant Earl Smith (left) is challenging long-time incumbent Democrat Michael Coleman.
10:07AM
October 21, 2011

The two main candidates for Columbus mayor debated again Thursday. The debate was mostly polite but the candidates parted ways on several key issues.

Findlay, Larue Brace For More Flooding

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The city of Findlay has struggled with flooding in recent years, particularly in the downtown area near the Blanchard River.
9:10AM
October
21, 2011

Officials have closed some Findlay streets, although flooding isn’t expected to approach what happened last spring or the record flood of 2007.

Does Moammar Gadhafi’s death validate NATO’s mission in Libya?

9:04AM
October
21, 2011

Does the death of Moammar Gadhafi validate NATO’s mission in Libya?

Ohio Unemployment Unchanged From August

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Leisure and hospitality industries lost the most positions in September.
9:04AM
October
21, 2011

The September jobless rate stayed flat at 9.1 percent, the same as the national average.