WOSU News Archives For: July 23, 2012

Jackets Trade Rick Nash To NY Rangers

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Rick Nash is a five-time NHL All Star
2:55PM
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

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While foreclosures remain problematic, real estate markets in Columbus and Springfield have held slight price gains in 2012
2:21PM
July
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

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A "vacant" sign identifies one of the thousands of abandoned houses in Central Ohio.
6:28AM
July
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

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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."
6:16AM
July
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

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Perkins Observatory, just south of Delaware.
5:46AM
July
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.