WOSU News Archives For: October 2, 2012

Sunoco Murder Suspect Changes Plea To Guilty

4:53PM
October
2, 2012

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien says one of three men charged with murdering a Dublin gas station employee has changed his plea to guilty.

Kvamme Steps Down As Leader Of JobsOhio

Mark Kvamme
Mark Kvamme stepping down as leader of JobsOhio
3:15PM
October 2, 2012

The Kasich Administration today announced JobsOhio President Mark Kvamme is stepping down. In a press release issued this afternoon, Governor Kasich announced Kvamme will be replaced by JobsOhio Managing Director John Minor.

Court: State Board Was Wrong To Permanently Revoke License

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The board last year found that Sherry Orth violated the state's professional-conduct rules because she injured a student, failed to properly report the incident and did not immediately administer first aid.
12:23PM
October 2, 2012

An appeals court says a Columbus City Schools special-needs preschool teacher shouldn’t have permanently lost her teaching license after her attempt to restrain a 4-year-old student left bloody scrapes on the boy’s back.

Husted: Ohio Is Ready For Early Voting

Early voters in Franklin Cty
Early voters line up at the Franklin County early-voting center near the corner of Morse Rd. and Karl Rd.
7:22AM
October
2, 2012

Tuesday brings the start of in-person early voting for Ohio’s 88 counties. The state’s elections chief says the state is ready.

Columbus Hearing Specialists Worry About Damage Caused By Earbuds

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An unidentified woman wearing headsets on the Ohio State campus.
5:00AM
October
2, 2012

Whether they are running, riding a bike or walking Central Ohioans love their IPods and smartphones. Wires attached to earbuds or head phones hang off the ears of people everywhere as they go about their daily business. Audiologists have long worried about the impact earphones have on hearing, but earbuds have them even more concerned.