WOSU News Archives For: February 15, 2012

Westland High School Closed Remainder Of Week

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An unknown odor has sickened another Westland High School student. Fire department officials continue to search for the irritant's source.
4:24PM
February
15, 2012

Westland High School will be closed for the rest of the week while environmental specialists continue to monitor for the source of a strong odor that sickened more than a dozen students and teachers this week.

Poll: Ohioans Favor “Right To Work” Status

11:18AM
February
15, 2012

Conservative activists are touting a new poll that says a majority of Ohioans want to let workers opt out of labor union dues.

New Poll Puts Santorum Ahead In Ohio

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The former Senator from Pennsylvania is especially popular among conservative Christian voters.
8:25AM
February
15, 2012

The new survey says the former Pennsylvania Senator is now the favorite candidate among likely voters in Ohio’s GOP primary election.

Should The U.S. Negotiate With The Taliban?

7:26AM
February
15, 2012

U.S. and Taliban leaders could soon begin peace talks. Should the U.S. be negotiating with the fundamentalist group?

Columbus-Area Charities Promote Winter Volunteerism

Winter Volunteerism
Doug Lane helps measure the length of a home that Habitat for Humanity of Greater Columbus is building in Weinland Park. Lane is part of the "Winter Warrior" program the organization began promoting last year to boost winter volunteerism.
5:00AM
February
15, 2012

Columbus-area charities always are in need of a helping hand. But some volunteer groups say winter months can be challenging times. WOSU reports this year’s mild winter has helped keep volunteering coming through the doors.