WOSU News Archives For: June 19, 2012

Columbus Casino Owners Move Closer To Hotel Development

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An artist's rendering of the Hollywood Casino now under construction on Columbus' West side.
3:27PM
June
19, 2012

Penn National is one step closer to moving forward with construction plans for a hotel to go along with the casino that is set to open later this fall.

Grove City Man Faces Two Murder Counts

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Police say they found 36-year-old Candice Roberts dead and covered by a sheet when they arrived at the home on 3246 Townhouse Dr. in Grove City
2:48PM
June
19, 2012

A Franklin County Grand Jury today handed down an indictment against 38-year old Jeremy Roberts. Roberts is charged with fatally stabbing his ex-wife outside his Grove City apartment June 10th.

Court Backs Ohio State In Open Records Lawsuit

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The Ohio Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ohio State in an open records case
12:24PM
June 19, 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with Ohio State University in a lawsuit brought by ESPN over records it sought in connection to the university’s football scandal and NCAA investigation.

Ohio Commemorates War Of 1812

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An unknown soldier's grave in Hardin County, Ohio.
7:52AM
June
19, 2012

Ohio is remembering the state’s role in the fight against the British 200 years after the beginning of the war.

Researcher Says Ohio Can Avoid ‘Natural Resource Curse’

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says more oil and gas drill rigs will soon be set up in Ohio.
7:30AM
June
19, 2012

Oil and gas companies now have permits for more than 250 horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica and Point Pleasant shale regions. While state officials expect continued increases in oil and gas development, researchers warn of a “natural resources curse” that has plagued other areas where wealth comes suddenly.