WOSU News Archives For: May 10, 2012

President’s Gay Marriage Statement Draws Ohio Reaction

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Public opinion remains divided on question of same sex marriage
4:04PM
May
10, 2012

Ohio State University political scientist Nathaniel Swigger says gay marriage could possibly determine Ohio’s presidential balloting.

OSU Panel Creates Plan To Combat Hate Crimes

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The words "Long Live Zimmerman" were spray painted on the walls of Ohio State's black multicultural center on April 5.
3:15PM
May
10, 2012

A task force commissioned by Ohio State President Gordon Gee today laid out its recommendations for fighting hate crimes on campus. The committee, led by Vice President for Student Life Javaune Adams-Gason, reported on the goals and accomplishments of the committee since it began exactly one month ago.

Road Trip: Bird Watching Along Lake Erie

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A Prothonotary Warbler rests on a tree at Magee Marsh, which sits near the shores of Lake Erie between Sandusky and Toledo.
11:52AM
May
10, 2012

This travel season we’re taking you on a series of road trips that make up “The New Ohio Guide.” This week we head to the shores of Lake Erie for some of the world’s best bird watching.

Poll: Race For U.S. Senate Is Narrowing

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The poll released by Quinnipiac University on Thursday is the first to put the race between Mandel and Brown within single digits.
10:45AM
May 10, 2012

The Quinnipiac University poll is the first showing the race between Dem. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Josh Mandel has narrowed to within single digits.

ODNR Tripling The Number Of Well Inspectors

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ODRN is tripling the number of inspectors who monitor well like this one in eastern Ohio.
10:30AM
May
10, 2012

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources plans to hire an additional 60 inspectors to keep pace with the increase in oil and natural gas drilling around the state.

Toddler Killed After Motorized Bike Pulled Into Street

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The accident happened on Taylor Ave. between E. 5th Ave. and Interstate 670.
8:49AM
May
10, 2012

Columbus police say a toddler was killed and two more children were seriously hurt late Wednesday when the motorized bike they were riding pulled out of an alley into a street.

Union Rules Block More Policing In OSU’s University District

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OSU Police is banned from regular patrols of most of the University District because of an agreement between CPD and the Fraternal Order of Police.
7:59AM
May
10, 2012

The majority of Ohio State University students live east of High Street, but an agreement between the Columbus Division of Police and the Fraternal Order of Police prevents OSU Police from patrolling the area.