WOSU News Archives For: October 25, 2012

Diebold Delays Global Headquarters in NE Ohio

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Diebold announces plan to delay world headquarters; shed jobs.
3:53PM
October
25, 2012

Diebold – maker of ATMs and voting machines – says it’s “indefinitely” holding off on plans to build a new global headquarters in the Summit County city of Green.

Judge Upholds Firing Of Ohio Election Officials

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Ohio voters are casting ballots on presidential, congressional and local races and issues this fall
2:04PM
October
25, 2012

A federal judge has denied a request to reinstate two Democratic county elections officials fired by Ohio’s Republican secretary of state.

ACLU To Board Of Education: Phase Out Seclusion Rooms

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12:44PM
October
25, 2012

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the Ohio Department of Education to phase out the use or rooms used to lock away for behaviors ranging from throwing an eraser to assault.

Blue Jackets Pick Davidson To Lead Rebuilding Effort

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John Davidson is a former player, a Hall of Fame broadcaster, and the former president of the St. Louis Blues.
8:44AM
October 25, 2012

The Columbus Blue Jackets are hiring former goaltender, announcer and St. Louis Blues executive John Davidson as the club’s president of hockey operations.

Wittenberg Professor Arrested On Rape, Kidnapping Charges

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Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.
8:35AM
October
25, 2012

Authorities say a teenager who fought off an attacker and grabbed the man’s cellphone led to the arrest of a Wittenberg University professor on rape and kidnapping charges.

VP Candidates Stump “Enemy Territory” In Ohio

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Rep. Wisconsin Congressman and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan rallied supporters in Cleveland Wednesday, while Vice President Joe Biden spoke at Harding High School in Marion.
8:23AM
October
25, 2012

Republican Paul Ryan campaigned Wednesday in the Democratic stronghold of Cleveland, while Democrat Joe Biden rallied supporters in the reliably-Republican Marion County.

“War On Coal” At Forefront In The Race For Ohio’s 6th District

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The most common sign in eastern Ohio's 6th District doesn't mention either congressional candidate.
7:48AM
October
25, 2012

Anti-war slogans are everywhere in eastern Ohio this campaign season. “Stop the War on Coal” is one of the most common yard signs seen in Ohio’s sprawling 6th congressional district, a region at the center of the state’s shale oil and gas boom.