WOSU News Archives For: September 5, 2012

Dispatch Delays Rollout Of New Format

The new version of the paper is noticeably smaller, reportedly using 30 percent less paper.
5, 2012

The Columbus Dispatch blames mechanical problems at the paper’s production facility for delaying the new paper’s roll out.

Strickland Rallies Delegates At Democratic Convention

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland speaks at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening.
5, 2012

The former Ohio Governor received stirring applause for his praise of President Obama and his continued criticism of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

As 5th Avenue Dam Comes Down, Part Of The Olentangy Is Restored

Dam Demolition
The 5th Avenue dam on the Olentangy River being demolished. The dam was built in 1935.
5, 2012

Restoration of the Olentangy River in the vicinity of Ohio State University is now underway after many years of planning. Work on the $7 million project began August 29th with the start of demolition of the 5th Avenue dam.

Columbus City Schools Out $1 Million In Scrapped Expansion Plan

Columbus City Schools is out $1 million on a scrapped language immersion expansion.
September 5, 2012

Columbus City School board members, Tuesday night, received a recommendation on the stalled language immersion expansion project. WOSU reports the board also learned told $1 million it spent on the project cannot be recovered.