WOSU News Archives For: June 8, 2012

Ohio Teen Pleads Not Guilty To Chardon School Shooting

4:02PM
June
8, 2012

A 17-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty in the shooting deaths of three students at a high school east of Cleveland. T.J. Lane made his first court appearance Friday since being indicted earlier in the week on three counts of aggravated murder.

Ohio State Announces $483M Parking Lease Proposal

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OSU officials will recommend 483 million dollar bid by QIC Global Infrastructure to operate parking at the University.
1:43PM
June
8, 2012

Ohio State University recommends its parking operations be leased to an Australian company for $483 million over a 50-year contract.

Watershed Managers Halt Water Sales To Frackers

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Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," has opened up new drilling possibilities in Ohio and other states around the country.
12:47PM
June
8, 2012

Environmentalists and others raised concerns about the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District selling water to drillers.

OSU To Formally Announce Private Parking Company

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OSU is set to announce the company whose bid won them a 50-year lease to operate the university's parking facilities.
5:00AM
June
8, 2012

As Ohio State University administrators prepare to recommend a company to lease its parking operations this afternoon, OSU President Gordon Gee continues to defend the controversial proposal.

Exotic Animal Auction Owner Worried New Law Goes Too Far

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Governor Kasich signed a law to ban new ownership of many exotic animals.
5:00AM
June 8, 2012

President of Mount Hope Auction, Thurman Mullet is concerned the exotic animal ban will eventually lead to no one owning an exotic animal.