WOSU News Archives For: July 24, 2012

Critics Of State Budget Cuts Launch New Web Site

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Users of www.cutshurtohio.com can search budget cuts by county, although the information is not sourced and does not provide further detail.
6:52PM
July
24, 2012

Opponents of cuts in state funding to schools and local governments are using a new strategy to criticize the spending cuts: www.cutshurtohio.com.

First Lady, Female Republicans Court Ohio Voters

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks before students and supporters at Westerville Central High School on Tuesday.
6:25PM
July
24, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama was in Westerville Tuesday, the same day that some key Republican women launched a campaign to back Mitt Romney.

Advocates For Passenger Rail Back Proposed Columbus-Chicago Link

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2:44PM
July 24, 2012

Advocates for passenger rail service in Columbus are backing a proposal to start Columbus to Chicago service through Lima and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Backers envision 110 mile per hour passenger trains would run daily from Columbus to Chicago and back.

Funeral Proceedings Set For Springfield Native Killed In Aurora

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Matthew McQuinn was killed in the mass shooting in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater last Friday. He's scheduled to be laid to rest on Saturday.
11:51AM
July 24, 2012

Family members say 27-year-old Matthew McQuinn was killed while protecting his girlfriend during last week’s mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater.

Court Martial Begins For Ohio Soldier Accused Of Racial Hazing

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Military officials say Pvt. Danny Chen shot himself last year in Afghanistan after weeks of physical and emotional abuse.
10:29AM
July 24, 2012

Sgt. Adam Holcomb of Youngstown is one of eight soldiers charged in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, a Chinese-American soldier who committed suicide last year.

Man, 73, Sickened In Dayton-Area E. Coli Outbreak Dies

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10:22AM
July
24, 2012

Health officials continue to find new cases of E. coli following a July 3rd picnic near Dayton that’s hospitalized at least 14 people.

Columbus Reacts To Penn State Sanctions

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The NCAA handed down penalties to Penn State Monday following a child abuse sex scandal.
5:00AM
July
24, 2012

As the NCAA penalties handed down to Penn State sink in over in Happy Valley following the sex abuse scandal that shocked the collegiate sports world, WOSU reports people in Columbus have strong reactions to the sanctions.