WOSU News Archives For: February 28, 2012

Troubled Landlord Will Not Face Felony Charges

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Pamela Francisco holds a picture of her daughter, Jerrica, and grandson, Dashawn, who both died Christmas Eve in a house fire. Pamela's family wants the landlord to face felony charges. But prosecutors are not perusing them based on evidence.
4:27PM
February
28, 2012

The troubled landlord whose rental home burned in December killing three people appeared in court again Tuesday. This time he pleaded not guilty to nearly two dozen building code violations. WOSU reports the victims’ family wants felony charges.

Columbia Gas Dropping Prices

11:54AM
February
28, 2012

The company says customers signed up for the budget plan will see bills drop 35 percent beginning in March.

Ohio Poll Gives Santorum Edge, Points to Undecided Voters

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The former senator from Pennsylvania also holds a lead in the latest poll from Quinnipiac University.
10:27AM
February
28, 2012

The poll from researchers at the University of Cincinnati gives Rick Santorum an 11-point lead over Mitt Romney, but it says nearly half of Ohio’s Republican primary voters could change their mind by Super Tuesday.

Redistricting Shifts Importance To Primaries

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The map of Ohio's new Congressional was approved by state lawmakers late last year.
7:25AM
February
28, 2012

Ohio’s new Congressional map has made next week’s primary election the only substantial obstacle for many candidates to win office.

What Is Your “Favorite” 2012 Presidential Candidate Quote?

6:00AM
February
28, 2012

Republican presidential candidates have uttered a series of memorable quotes this primary season. Which one is most memorable?