WOSU News Archives For: January 30, 2012

Death Of Man Found In Columbus Trash Ruled Homicide

Rumpke Recycling
Dean Reinhard's body was found amid cardboard being unloaded from a Rumpke Recycling truck.
2:32PM
January
30, 2012

Columbus Police say they have no suspects in the killing of a man whose body was found in trash dumped from a garbage truck.

State Veterinarian Euthanizes Leopard Kept After Exotics Escape

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One of the spotted leopards being held at the Columbus Zoo after their Zanesville owner committed suicide.
2:10PM
January 30, 2012

Officials have euthanized a leopard that was among six creatures kept at an Ohio zoo since their suicidal owner released dozens of exotic animals that were subsequently killed by authorities.

Wendy’s Earnings Fell Nearly 30 In Final Quarter of 2011

Mmm!  Wendy's!
The Dublin-based hamburger chain says income fell nearly $2 million compared to the same quarter of 2010.
12:38PM
January
30, 2012

Revenue rose slightly in the last three months of 2011, but income fell by nearly $2 million during the same time.

Ohio Churches Denounce Birth Control Mandate

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Catholic churches around Ohio say they will not obey with a mandate to offer free birth control to employees of many church-owned institutions. The mandate covers hospitals, universities, and other institutions whose purpose is not expressly religious.
8:26AM
January
30, 2012

Catholic churches around the state are criticizing the federal government’s decision to require many church-operated institutions to offer employees access to free birth control.

Should Churches Have To Comply With Birth Control Mandate?

7:17AM
January
30, 2012

The Catholic Church is protesting a mandate for some institutions to offer free birth control to employees.

Delayed Projects Prompt Highway Anxiety

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Traffic on an interstate highway
5:46AM
January 30, 2012

Ohio highway planners and construction companies face a changed future. The state Department of Transportation says a shortage of money will delay major projects. ODOT’s new construction timetable is causing anxiety for highway planners and builders.