WOSU News Archives For: August 17, 2012

Ohio Man Facing NC Murder Charge To Be Extradited

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Accused Ohio murderer Nathan Summerfield to face charges in North Carolina.
3:34PM
August 17, 2012

An Ohio man accused of killing his on-and-off girlfriend will be extradited to North Carolina to face charges in the case.

Ex-Ohio Lawmaker Reports To Jail In Bribery Case

CARLTON WEDDINGTON
Former Ohio lawmaker Carlton Weddington begins a three year prison term for bribery.
3:29PM
August 17, 2012

A former Ohio state lawmaker who authorities say took trips and cash in exchange for taking steps to introduce legislation has reported to jail to serve his three-year sentence.

1st Ohio State Fall Semester In 90 Years Starts August 22nd

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The Ohio State University campus
11:12AM
August
17, 2012

For the first time in 90 years, Ohio State University will start the academic year under the semester system. OSU officials say they anticipate smooth sailing as the new fall semester gets underway.

The Search for a New State Schools Chief is On — Again

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Stan Heffner, soon after being named Ohio Schools Superintendent in 2011.
8:56AM
August
17, 2012

The State Board of Education spent much of last summer searching for a new superintendent of public instruction. Now it’s doing it again.

Ohio Jobless Rate – No Movement In July

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Ohio's unemployment remained unchanged at 7.2 percent in July.
8:45AM
August
17, 2012

After several months of steady but slight declines, Ohio’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in July. The state’s jobless rate stands at 7.2 percent – the same as it was in June.