WOSU News Archives For: October 4, 2012

Yost: Ten Columbus Middle Schools Showed Evidence Of Scrubbing

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Earlier this year, Auditor Dave Yost used a YouTube video to urge current and former school district employee to come forward with information about possible attendance-data rigging.
11:35AM
October
4, 2012

Ohio Auditor David Yost today released the results of a preliminary audit into the attendance record-keeping practices of Ohio school districts.

Franklin County Settles Another Four Taser Complaints

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The Ohio Legal Rights Service, a state agency that claimed deputies were violating the constitutional rights of prisoners, filed the suit in 2010.
10:27AM
October
4, 2012

The settlements were tied to a federal class-action lawsuit that accuses Franklin County jailers of using excessive force with stun guns.

Do Away With The Electoral College?

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A map of each state's electoral votes in the 2012 presidential election.
7:32AM
October
4, 2012

One of the leading advocates for abolishing the U.S. method for choosing the President recently made his case before a Columbus audience.

Campaign Donation Claims Steal Spotlight At Candidate Forum

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William O'Neill, a retired appeals court judged seeking a seat on the Ohio Supreme Court, criticized Justices Robert Cupp and Terrance O'Donnell for accepting contributions from the Political Action Committee of a utility company just before ruling in the company's favor.
7:22AM
October
4, 2012

A retired appeals court judged seeking a seat on the Ohio Supreme Court criticized two incumbents for accepting contributions from the political action committee of a utility company just before ruling in the utility’s favor.