WOSU News Archives For: August 27, 2012

Judge Allows Statement In Ohio Bomb Plot Case

Scales of Justice
A man accused of plotting to bomb a highway bridge near Cleveland has lost his bid to keep prosecutors from using his post-arrest statements.
3:23PM
August
27, 2012

A man accused of plotting to bomb a highway bridge near Cleveland has lost his bid to keep prosecutors from using his post-arrest statements.

Removal Of Ohio Election Officials Recommended

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Voting rights advocates march for reinstates weekend voting hours. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's office will decide Tuesday whether to accept recommendations to unseat two elections officials who acted against his order.
3:13PM
August
27, 2012

A state hearing officer recommends two Democrats be removed from an elections board in southwest Ohio after they moved to create extra voting hours on the weekends.

Portman To Deliver Eulogy For Armstrong

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U.S. Senator describes Neil Armstrong as a "good friend and adviser."
10:59AM
August 27, 2012

A funeral service for astronaut and Ohio native Neil Armstrong has been scheduled for Friday, with U.S. Senator Rob Portman set to deliver the eulogy.

Amish Beard-Cutting Trials Begin

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Ohio has the nation's largest concentration of Amish people, with most clustered in and around Holmes County.
7:58AM
August
27, 2012

Members of an Amish church group are due to go on trial Monday in a Cleveland federal courtroom. Prosecutors claim the defendants committed hate crimes against other Amish by cutting off their beards and hair.

Ohio RNC Delegates Look To The Future

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Several hundred Ohioans will be at the Tampa Bay Times Forum this week to serve as delegates for the Republican National Convention.
5:00AM
August
27, 2012

Several hundred Ohioans are in Florida this week for the Republican quadrennial event – the national convention. WOSU talked with a few of the delegates who will attend the event to find out their expectations.