WOSU News Archives For: January 2, 2012

$1.4M Grant For Ash Trees Awarded To Ohio, Michigan

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Forested hillside near Loudonville, Oh shows signs of Emerald Ash Borer infestation.
2:09PM
January
2, 2012

Ohio and Michigan researchers have received a $1.4 million federal grant to continue their efforts to save ash trees from a tree-killing beetle found in much of the Midwest and parts of Canada.

Lawmaker Criticizes Response To Ohio Quakes

Marcellus Shale Drillinig Rig in Pennsylvania
Marcellus Shale Drilling Rig in Pennsylvania
2:06PM
January
2, 2012

A lawmaker says the state’s response to the latest earthquake activity in northeast Ohio is inadequate.

Gator Bowl Brings Dismal Sales For Travel Agencies

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Ohio Stadium
9:46AM
January
2, 2012

The Gator Bowl that matches up the Ohio State Buckeyes with the Florida Gators is this afternoon at 1. Both teams finished 6 and 6. And travel agencies blame the disappointing season and the controversies surrounding the program and the loss of football coach Jim Tressel for low ticket sales.

Columbus’ Homicides Dropped Last Year

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8:45AM
January
2, 2012

The number of homicides in Ohio’s capital of Columbus dipped slightly in 2011 to 92 murders, which is an average year for the city.

Fewer Ohio Road Deaths In 2011

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Ohio Highway troopers will beef up anti drunk driving enforcement this week-end on the state's roadways.
7:55AM
January 2, 2012

Fewer people died on Ohio roadways and officials credit DUI arrests.

Are You Excited About Today’s Gator Bowl?

6:00AM
January
2, 2012

The OSU football team ends a tumultuous season tonight when it takes on Florida in the Gator Bowl. Are you excited about tonight’s bowl game?