WOSU News Archives For: April 16, 2012

Goodale Park Pond Still Losing Water

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A new statue adorns the pond in Goodale Park. The pond is leaking water after extensive repairs.
1:16PM
April
16, 2012

After more than $144,000 in repairs, the downtown pond lost at least four inches of water during the weekend.

Voters’ Rights Groups Continue Threatening Lawsuits

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The law passed last year made several changes to state elections, including shortening in-person early voting.
8:58AM
April 16, 2012

Common Cause Ohio, the American Civil Liberties Union, and several other voters’ rights advocates are threatening legal action if state lawmakers continue an effort to appeal an elections law that’s already up for possible repeal on the fall ballot.

City, Rumpke Handing Out First Recycling Bins

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Bins similar to these ones will be distributed to about 53,000 homes signed up for Columbus' new residential recycling program.
7:31AM
April
16, 2012

Columbus’ new recycling program looks to collect 50,000 tons of recyclables in its first year, but the program won’t be available to anyone living in apartment complexes or building with five or more units.

What Is Your Opinion On The Need For A Free Recycling Program?

7:23AM
April
16, 2012

The first step in Columbus’ city-wide recycling program begins today with the distribution of recycling bins. What is your opinion on the need for a free recycling program?

McCain Campaigns For Mandel In Columbus

Sen. John McCain (R, AZ) Addresses OSU's Largest Graduating Class<br
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ) Addresses OSU's Largest Graduating Class
7:01AM
April 16, 2012

Arizona Senator John McCain, who lost the presidential race to Pres. Obama in 2008, will appear at a fundraising luncheon for Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel in Columbus.

The Josephinum’s Elegant Architecture Endures

The Pontifical College Josephinum
The Pontifical College Josephinum
5:00AM
April
16, 2012

More than 80 years ago the Pontifical College Josephinum moved from downtown Columbus to a 100-acre campus just north of Worthington. The main building at the Catholic college and seminary was designed by a Dutch architect and is still today an architectural gem.