WOSU News Archives For: October 1, 2012

OSU Agrees To Get 25 Percent Of Its Power From Wind Farm

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The Blue Creek Wind Farm could provide OSU with 25 percent of the power used by the Columbus campus.
4:10PM
October
1, 2012

Ohio State University has signed a deal with an Ohio wind farm that could mean the one quarter of the Columbus’s campus energy will come from wind power.

Two Ohio Tow Truck Drivers Fatally Injured On The Job.

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Parked tow truck at Broad and James Towing. Veteran driver William Houck was struck and killed while working alongside I-71 near Cooke Road.
2:47PM
October
1, 2012

An east side Columbus business today is remembering a longtime employee who was killed on the job. The worker faced a common hazard when he was fatally injured.

Former Buckeye Great Charged In Delaware Road Rage Shooting

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James "Jim" Stillwagon started at Ohio State for three years, played on the 1968 national championship team, and was the first OSU player to win the Lombardi Award, given every year to college football's top interior lineman.
9:56AM
October 1, 2012

Delaware police say former Ohio State football great Jim Stillwagon has been charged in yesterday’s road rage shooting in downtown Delaware.

President Pushes Back Columbus Visit

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President Obama will campaign in Columbus next Tuesday, Oct. 9.
9:00AM
October 1, 2012

President Obama had planned to host a rally in Columbus the evening of October 4. His campaign now says he’ll visit Wisconsin and Virginia before coming to Columbus on October 9.

Poll: Brown Opens Double-Digit Lead Over Mandel

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The poll by the Columbus Dispatch gives U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown a 49 percent to 39 percent lead over Rep. State Treasurer Josh Mandel.
7:52AM
October 1, 2012

The poll by the Columbus Dispatch gives U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown a 49 percent to 39 percent lead over Rep. State Treasurer Josh Mandel.

County Boards Of Elections Make Final Preps for Early Voting

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Franklin County elections officials opted to move early voting to the old Kohl's Store at the corner of Morse Rd. and Karl Rd. They hope the increased space will keep lines inside the building. Voters had to wait outside Vets Memorial during the 2008 presidential election.
7:31AM
October 1, 2012

Boards of elections around the state are getting ready for tomorrow’s start of early voting.

Road Trip: Fort Recovery

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Ft. Recovery in western Ohio's Mercer County.
7:24AM
October
1, 2012

Every week this travel season we’ve taken you to an interesting but sometimes overlooked part of Ohio. For our last road trip of the season, we’re headed to western Ohio for a tour of a fort that helped shape the history of Ohio and the United States.