WOSU News Archives For: September 14, 2012

Ohio State Ramps Up Safety Campaign After Student Injuries

President Gee Arrives For Safety Newser
Ohio State University President Gordon Gee greets volunteers for student safety awareness campaign.
3:47PM
September
14, 2012

More than 200 volunteers in flourescent green shirts fanned out across the Ohio State campus Friday afternoon. Its part of a renewed safety campaign to prevent serious injuries on sidewalks and area streets.

1.8M Ohio Public Pensioners To See Changes

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Ohio lawmakers passed legislation changing retirement requirements for public employees.
3:37PM
September
14, 2012

Big changes are ahead for nearly 1.8 million workers, retirees and family members covered by Ohio’s five public pension funds.

Obama Campaign Announces Details On Columbus Rally

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The President will rally supporters in Cincinnati Monday morning before heading to Columbus.
8:54AM
September
14, 2012

The President’s re-election campaign says he’ll host a rally in Schiller Park in German Village Monday afternoon.

Death Row Inmate Ready To Die To Give Victims Justice

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Donald Brown was sentenced to death for murdering two people in 1989.
7:50AM
September 14, 2012

In a rare death row interview, Donald Palmer says he’s ready to die next week for murdering two people in 1989.

Great Lakes Summit Leaves Unanswered Questions In U.S., Canada

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A satellite image shows an algae outbreak in the western basin of Lake Erie. Algae blooms in recent years have been blamed on chemical like phosphorus that seep into the lake from local farms.
7:27AM
September
14, 2012

The summit in Northeast Ohio led to an updated agreement between the two countries to restore the health of the Great Lakes, but environmentalists are skeptical about funding.