WOSU News Archives For: April 4, 2012

Judge Green Lights Executions, Tells State To “Get Act Together”

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U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost says the state's next scheduled execution can proceed.
1:52PM
April
4, 2012

A federal judge is allowing Ohio’s next scheduled execution to proceed, concluding that the state is serious about following its lethal injection procedures.

City Leaders Move To Spend $18 Million On Scioto River Overhaul

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The proposal calls for removing the Main Street Dam and other changes to the Scioto River near downtown.
7:55AM
April
4, 2012

The plan calls for removal of the Main Street Dam, cutting the width of the river in half near downtown, and deepening the Scioto to make it more attractive to anglers and kayakers.

County Commits $80K To Fight Terrorism Recruitment

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The money to help fight terrorism recruitment comes from the Department of Homeland Security.
7:52AM
April 4, 2012

The Franklin County Commissioners say they will spend $80,000 to prevent terrorist recruitment efforts.

Ohio State Officials Host Town-Hall Meeting To Talk Campus Safety

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Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee
7:37AM
April
4, 2012

Ohio State University held a town-hall type meeting to discuss safety issues on campus, and how officials plan to address growing concerns going forward.

Holocaust Memorial Raises Policy Issues Within Statehouse Walls

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The Ohio Statehouse
7:31AM
April
4, 2012

Last year, at a holocaust memorial gathering at the Ohio Statehouse, Gov. John Kasich raised the idea of creating a memorial inside the building.

Dann’s Attorneys Appeal Suspension, Draw Parallels To Taft

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Former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann makes his way out of the Ohio Supreme Court building while declining to take questions from reporters on Tuesday.
7:28AM
April
4, 2012

In fighting a suspension of his law license, attorneys for the former Ohio attorney general tried to compare Marc Dann’s ethics convictions to those by former Republican Governor Bob Taft.

Would You Share Facebook Password With Employer?

6:00AM
April
4, 2012

Stories of employers demanding passwords to the Facebook accounts of employees and job candidates are growing. Would you share the password to your facebook or other social media account if your boss demanded it?