WOSU News Archives For: August 22, 2012

Columbus Police Turn To Crime Stoppers In Hilltop “Creeper” Case

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Columbus Police turn to Crime Stoppers for help in the Hilltop "creeper" case.
4:48PM
August
22, 2012

Columbus Police have turned to Crime Stoppers to help with the “Hilltop Creeper” case. WOSU reports people living in the area continue to worry, but remain vigilant.

Secretary of State Blasts Critics Of Absentee Voting Hours

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Secretary of State Jon Husted
12:54PM
August
22, 2012

The Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted blasts critics of the uniform voting hours he has established for the 2012 Election. Husted appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher.

Convention Speaking Slots Set For Ohioans

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John Kasich and Rob Portman will have prominent speaking roles at the Republican Convention.
12:21PM
August 22, 2012

Republican convention planners have set speaking slots for Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman next week. Kasich is scheduled as the fifth speaker in the Tuesday night session, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m.

Columbus Zoo’s CEO Dale Schmidt Resigns

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Dale Schmidt has resigned from his post as president of the Columbus Zoo.
12:17PM
August 22, 2012

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has a new director. In a written statement, the zoo says its board of directors met August 21 to accept the resignation of current director Dale Schmidt “for personal reasons effective immediately.”

A New Ohio School Football Season Begins With Safety In Mind

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The 2011 Bexley Football Lions team picture.
12:00PM
August
22, 2012

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill requiring young football players and other athletes to be pulled from competition after suffering a head injury.

Columbus City Schools Retains Attorneys

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Columbus City Schools retains legal counsel to assist with school attendance investigation.
5:00AM
August 22, 2012

The Columbus City Schools District has retained outside legal counsel in the wake of the attendance data investigation being conducted by the state. WOSU reports school board members approved the move at last night’s board meeting.