WOSU News Archives For: September 24, 2012

Former Superintendent Of Ohio Schools Will Not Face Charges

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Former Ohio Department of Education Superintendent Stan Heffner.
1:45PM
September 24, 2012

Prosecutors say they will not bring criminal charges against Stan Heffner, the former Ohio Department of Education administrator who resigned last month under a cloud of controversy.

State Looking For “Robo-Signing” Victims

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is sending forms to more than 64,000 Ohioans who may have been wrongly foreclosed upon.
12:17PM
September
24, 2012

More than 64,000 Ohioans are getting forms in the mail that could help them get at least $840, and probably more, from a settlement with the nation’s five largest mortgage companies.

Ryan Headed Back To Ohio, Obama To Hit College Towns

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GOP Vice President candidate Paul Ryan plans Manday rallies in Lima and Dayton. President Obama returns to Ohio on Wednesday with rallies in Bowling Green and Kent.
9:34AM
September 24, 2012

GOP Vice President candidate Paul Ryan plans Manday rallies in Lima and Dayton, while President Obama returns to Ohio Wednesday with rallies in Bowling Green and Kent.

Chillicothe Teen Dies After “Car Surfing” Accident

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Police do not expect any criminal charges in the case.
7:57AM
September
24, 2012

Police say Jacob Wolfe, 16, died Sunday, a day after he fell off the hood of a car driven by another teen in a Walmart parking lot.

Road Trip: Oak Openings

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The park sits atop varying levels of sand, which helped give rise to the unique blend of plant species.
7:30AM
September
24, 2012

Every week this travel season, we’re taking you to an interesting part of the Buckeye State. This week we’re headed to northwest Ohio to a nature conservancy often called “one of the world’s last great places.”

Blue Jackets Lockout Might Affect Arena District Businesses

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Nationwide Arena
6:09AM
September
24, 2012

It’s been a little more than a week since National Hockey League owners locked out players over revenue sharing and salary caps, among other things. The lockout includes Columbus Blue Jackets players – who won’t be paid for missed games. The dispute might mean some economic hard times for others — especially for businesses in the Arena District.