WOSU News Archives For: August 24, 2012

Fair Elections Ohio Sues Jon Husted Over House Bill 194

Voters mark their ballots
August 24, 2012

A group that hoped to put before voters a repeal of a controversial package of election law changes is suing Secretary of State Jon Husted for not allowing that repeal to go to the ballot

Franklin County Money Set Aside For Extended Voting

One of Franklin County's 4,200 iVotronic touch screen voting machines
Franklin County Commissioners set aside $2.8 million for early and in-person voting.
August 24, 2012

It may not matter in the long run, but yesterday Franklin County Board of Commissioners announced they have the funding set aside for extended weeknight and weekend voting hours.

OSU President Cleared By State Ethics Commission

E. Gordon Gee
E. Gordon Gee
August 24, 2012

The state ethics commission says Ohio State University President Gorden Gee didn’t willfully do anything wrong when he left some travel expenses off his financial disclosure statements.

Ohio Teen Gets 10 Years In Facebook Stabbing

24, 2012

An 18-year-old central Ohio woman has been sentenced to 10 years in adult prison in the stabbing death of another teen last fall that began as an argument on Facebook.

Road Trip: Fort Meigs

Fort Meigs was commissioned in the winter of 1813 after Americans lost several other nearby forts to the British.
24, 2012

Every week this travel season we’ll take you an interesting but sometimes overlooked part of the state, all part of The New Ohio Guide. This week we’re exploring American military history in the Northwest corner of the state at Fort Meigs, a key site in the War of 1812.