WOSU News Archives For: October 31, 2011

Board Rejects Mercy For Ohio Man Who Killed 3 Sons

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Ohio Parole Board denies clemency for death row inmate Reginald Brooks.
2:36PM
October 31, 2011

The Ohio Parole Board has rejected a request for mercy from a condemned man who shot his three sons to death as they slept in 1982.

Testing On Exotic Animals Won’t Begin For Weeks

COLUMBUS ZOO EXOTIC RESCUE
One of the panthers from Zanesville ranch in quarantine at the Columbus Zoo.
2:13PM
October 31, 2011

Dr. Tony Forshey said Monday the animals must be anesthetized to have blood drawn. He’s worried they’re too weak to survive the procedure.

Thailand Flooding Brings Down Honda Profits

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Flooding has forced Honda to scrap the rest of this year's production at factories in Thailand.
8:26AM
October
31, 2011

The company, one of central Ohio’s private employers, saw North American sales shrink by 22 percent in the most-recent quarter.

“Med Home” Health Care Model Promises Coordinated Care

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Filling out medical paperwork and keeping track of appointments can be confusing. "Med Home" care tries to ease the burden with a "care coordinator."
7:30AM
October
31, 2011

A lack of coordination is a continuing criticism of the health care industry. A new model emerging in Ohio and around the country uses a “care coordinator.”

Are You Worried About The Growing Population?

7:17AM
October
31, 2011

The United Nations Population Division is using October 31 as the “symbolic date” for the world’s population hitting seven billion. Are you worried about the growing population?

Grandview Art Studio Features Works by Artists With Disabilities

5:00AM
October
31, 2011

Their styles range across a variety of genres, but the artist at the Open Door Art Studio have something important in common: they all have developmental disabilities.