WOSU News Archives For: October 9, 2012

President Obama Speaks To Columbus Crowd: But Was He Effective?

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President Obama makes a point on the Ohio State Oval
11:17PM
October
9, 2012

President Barack Obama was at Ohio State University Tuesday urging college students to vote early, noting that the state’s registration deadline was about to expire in a few hours. Meanwhile a new CNN poll (released Tuesday) shows Mr. Obama’s edge in Ohio narrowing against Republican Mitt Romney.

Ohio’s Election Chief Appeals Early Vote Ruling

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
1:44PM
October
9, 2012

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said Tuesday he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to make the final decision on whether the state Legislature or federal courts should set Ohio election laws.

Jury Selections Begins For Juvenile In Craigslist Killing Case

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17-year-old Brogan Rafferty of Stow, who was then 16, is suspected of helping his mentor, 53-year-old Richard Beasley of Akron, lure victims with bogus job offers. Beasley will be tried separately.
11:30AM
October 9, 2012

17-year-old Brogan Rafferty of Stow, who was then 16, is suspected of helping his mentor, 53-year-old Richard Beasley of Akron, lure victims with bogus job offers.

3 of 4 Ohio Clinics Warned About Meningitis Say No Symptoms Yet

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File photo
8:27AM
October
9, 2012

The Marion Pain Clinic declined comment, while Marion’s BKC Pain Specialists, Cincinnati Pain Management, and Dublin-based Ortho-Spine Rehab Center say no patients have shown signs of meningitis.

Think You Can Balance The Budget? Here’s Your Chance

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The game lets players choose where to send tax dollars, and emphasizes the human effects of those decisions.
7:30AM
October
9, 2012

A Washington-based non-profit organization is bringing the new video game “Budget Hero” to Ohio this week.