WOSU News Archives For: November 26, 2012

14 Indicted In Ohio Oxycodone Trafficking Scheme

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26, 2012

A central Ohio grand jury has issued indictments against 14 people accused of being involved in a drug-trafficking ring that brought oxycodone from Florida “pill mills” for sale in central Ohio.

Gahanna Schools Adopt ‘Shared Services’ With Private Industry

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Clark Hall is a new shared services building where some Gahanna-Lincoln High School students will take class.
November 26, 2012

For some time , the idea of “shared services” has been advocated as a way governments can save money. The latest ideas in “shared services” is demonstrated in a suburban Columbus school district.

Dublin Schools Back to Normal After Bomb Threat

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Dublin City Schools delayed classes for 2 hours because of a bomb threat.
26, 2012

Two Dublin high schools have returned to normal after a morning bomb threat.

Competitive Electric Suppliers Take Share of AEP Customers

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A plaque at Public Utilities Commission of Ohio outlines mission of agency
26, 2012

Ohio lawmakers passed laws to de-regulate electricity back in 1999. But, a competitive market in the area served by American Electric Power was slow to develop. Now, 18 percent of AEP customers have switched suppliers.

Marion County Sheriff Investigates Fatal Police Involved Shooting

Marion County Sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic dispute to find a man armed with shotgun
26, 2012

Marion County sheriff deputies say they fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them. Deputies killed the man Sunday night at a mobile home park.