WOSU News Archives For: October 26, 2012

GOP Refuses To Pull “Sympathizes With Rapists” Ad

The ad was commissioned by the Ohio Republican Party in support of incumbent Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp. He says he was unaware of the ad until he was contacted by news media.
October 26, 2012

The Ohio Bar Association says a state Supreme Court justice must demand the state GOP pull a controversial ad from the airwaves. But Republicans say the ad will stay on the air.

Nature Center Opens At Battelle Darby Metro Park

Two American Bison at Battelle Darby Metro Park
26, 2012

Ohio’s largest metro park now has a 14,000-square-foot interpretive nature center. Metro Parks officials celebrated the opening of the Battelle Darby Metro Park nature center just west of Columbus with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning.

Brown, Mandel Trade Barbs In Final Debate

Dem. incumbent Sherrod Brown and Rep. challenger Josh Mandel have debated three times in recent weeks.
October 26, 2012

Last night’s third and final debate in Ohio’s contested U.S. Senate race once again featured insults and claims of dereliction of duty.

Case Against Accused Teen Craigslist Killer Goes To Jury

Brogan Rafferty is charged with aggravated murder after prosecutors say he helped lure and kill three men after luring them with phony Craigslist job offers.
October 26, 2012

A jury is headed into the first full day of deliberations in the case of a teenager accused of participating in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers.

Romney Touts Jobs And Tax Plans In Worthington

Rep. presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at Worthington Industries north of Columbus.
26, 2012

Mitt Romney continued to focus on the economy during a Thursday afternoon rally at Worthington Industries.

Candidates And Supporters Make Final Push For Women Voters

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor (yellow shirt) and former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery (plaid skirt) have been trying to get Ohio women to support MItt Romney. On the right, former Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland talks to a group of young women outside the Franklin County early voting center.
26, 2012

Supporters of both President Obama and Mitt Romney are doing their best to sway Ohio women in this key battleground state.