WOSU News Archives For: October 23, 2012

47 Ohio Districts Cleared In Data-Tampering Probe

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State Auditor Dave Yost says no additional irregularities in attendance and enrollment practices have been found.
3:44PM
October
23, 2012

State Auditor Dave Yost says no additional irregularities in attendance and enrollment practices have been found in the second round of his statewide data-tampering probe.

Ohio Teen Admits Missed Chances In Craigslist Case

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Brogan Rafferty
3:03PM
October 23, 2012

The teenage suspect in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers acknowledges he had chances to report the alleged triggerman to police but never did so.

Central Ohio Job Market Continues To Outpace State

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Local unemployment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows Columbus' unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in September.
12:40PM
October 23, 2012

According to state figures released Tuesday, the unemployment rate for central Ohio fell from 6.0 percent in August to 5.7 percent last month. That’s the lowest level in more than more than four years and more than a full percent below the current statewide average.

Ohio Man, Teen Charged In Slaying Of Licking County Businessman

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Danny Hensley has been charged with aggravated murder in the shooting death of 69-year-old Thomas Miller.
10:34AM
October 23, 2012

A judge has ordered a central Ohio man held without bond after he was accused of gunning down a man who went to check on a possible break-in at his rental property.

Miami University Disciplines Students For Rape Flier

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A student organization that works to prevent sexual assaults criticized university officials for not notifying students about the flier titled "The Top 10 Ways to Get Away with Rape."
10:18AM
October 23, 2012

The Oxford, Ohio college says it will discipline two male students responsible for putting an offensive flier about rape in a coed dorm bathroom.

Ohio Man Sentenced In West Virginia Bath Salts Case

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10:17AM
October
23, 2012

A Columbus man becomes the first person convicted in West Virginia on federal bath salts distribution charges and will spend two years in prison.

Obama, Biden Rally Supporters In Dayton

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President Obama and Vice President Biden hosted a rare joint rally Tuesday in Dayton.
8:59AM
October 23, 2012

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden hosted a rare joint-rally Tuesday in Dayton.

“Voters First” Hits Airwaves With First Statewide TV Ads

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A screen grab of the first statewide ad from Voters First, the main group supporting State Issue 2.
8:28AM
October
23, 2012

The group that’s backing a proposed change to Ohio’s constitution over redistricting is putting ads on the air statewide. Opponents insist the ad is misleading.

Voters To Decide On Possible Constitutional Convention

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Ohio voters are asked once every 20 years if they want state leaders to convene for a constitutional convention.
7:59AM
October
23, 2012

Ohio voters are asked once every 20 years if they want state leaders to meet to propose constitutional amendments.