WOSU News Archives For: July 23, 2012

Jackets Trade Rick Nash To NY Rangers

Rick Nash is a five-time NHL All Star
July 23, 2012

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded the face of the franchise to the New York Rangers.

Report: Columbus, Springfield Home Prices Show Slight Rise

While foreclosures remain problematic, real estate markets in Columbus and Springfield have held slight price gains in 2012
23, 2012

A new look at Ohio’s housing market shows slight price increases only in Columbus and Springfield during the first half of 2012. Researcher and former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, says Ohio’s housing bust in the last five years was caused mostly by job losses.

County Hopes To Raze Vacant House Problem

A "vacant" sign identifies one of the thousands of abandoned houses in Central Ohio.
23, 2012

The Franklin County Land Bank has received an $8.2 million grant to help buy and tear down or refurbish nuisance properties. But administrators still aren’t sure when work will begin.

Board Of Regents To Ohio Colleges: Ban Tobacco On Campus

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio already bans smoking on all parts of campus. The University of Toledo has similar rules, but allows students and staff to smoke in a few designated "butt huts."
23, 2012

Ohio higher education officials have voted unanimously to urge the state’s public campuses to ban use of all tobacco products, both indoors and outdoors.

Road Trip: Perkins Observatory

Perkins Observatory, just south of Delaware.
23, 2012

Every week this travel season, we’re taking you to an interesting but often-overlooked part of Ohio. Today we head to Delaware to the Perkins Observatory.