WOSU News Archives For: November 19, 2012

Mixed Views On Central Ohio Housing Market

Central Ohio home sales were up for the tenth straight month in October.
19, 2012

Central Ohio home sales were up for the tenth straight month in October. While some realtors say this is a sign the area is “out of the woods,” other industry experts say “not so fast.”

McGee- Brown Will Not Apply For Vacant Supreme Court Seat

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Yvette McGee Brown
November 19, 2012

Yvette McGee Brown who lost her election to the Ohio Supreme Court is not among applicants for a coming vacancy to a separate high court seat.

Economists Say Ohioans Will Spend More On Holidays

Economists at the University of Cincinnati say statewide holiday spending should increase about four percent compared to last year.
19, 2012

The spending forecast says the average Ohioan will spend about $750 this holiday season, up about 4 percent from last year.

Maryland Joining Big Ten, Rutgers Expected To Follow

Maryland is expected to join the Big Ten in all sports beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.
19, 2012

Trustees at the University of Maryland on Monday voted to accept an invitation to join Ohio State, Michigan, and other Big Ten schools in all sports beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.

Columbus Man Charged In Two Fatal Shootings

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19, 2012

20-year-old Jonathan Dantzler has been charged in a south Columbus shooting that left a 39-year-old man dead last month. He’s also charged with fatally shooting a 27-year-old man on the east side of the city Nov. 5.

Central Ohio Consumers Weigh Electric Choice

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio must approve and certify electricity suppliers before those companies can offer electric rate plans to Ohioans
November 19, 2012

After fits and starts for the past 13 years, deregulation of Central Ohio’s electricity supply is taking hold. Customers have choice. At least seven electric supply companies now compete for business in what was once a region served almost exclusively by American Electric Power. Consumers are keeping close watch on the changes and weighing their options.

Pickerington Boy Scout Seeks Veteran’s Stories

Boy Scout Kyle Miller launched "Vices from the Front" to collect the stories of one-thousand military veterans in an effort to earn Eagle rank.
19, 2012

November is the month we remember our Veterans. A Pickerington Boy Scout is trying to ensure that those memories last a long time. Kyle Miller is spending much of his time these days interviewing World War Two vets about their service.