WOSU News Archives For: March 19, 2012

MORPC Ends Exective Director Chester Jourdan’s Tenure Monday

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Former Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Executive Director Chester Jourdan.
3:27PM
March
19, 2012

The Board of the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Monday terminated its Executive Director Chester Jourdan.

Ohio “Dropout Factories” Nearly Doubled From 2002 To 2009

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The report from the group America's Promise Alliance says the number of Ohio schools that failed to graduate more than 60 percent of students on time increased from 75 to 135 from 2002 to 2009.
8:46AM
March
19, 2012

The report from the group America’s Promise Alliance says the number of Ohio schools that failed to graduate more than 60 percent of students on time increased from 75 to 135 from 2002 to 2009.

The Business Of Columbus Sports

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Nationwide Arena will be the site of the 2013 NHL All-Star Game.
7:59AM
March
19, 2012

Nationwide Arena has hosted NCAA tournament games three times and will be the home of the 2013 NHL All-Star Game, but will Columbus ever put on a top-flight event like the Super Bowl or Final Four?

Demjanjuk’s Death Leaves Decades Of Questions Unanswered

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Israeli judges hold photos during John Demjanjuk's 1987 trial.
7:52AM
March
19, 2012

The former Ohio autoworker spent the final third of his life denying charges that he herded thousands of prisoners to their death at a Nazi concentration camp.

Do You Have Any Positive Economic Stories?

7:28AM
March
19, 2012

Moody’s says Ohio is now “economically stable.” What changes have you seen?