WOSU News Archives For: December 4, 2012

“Adoptive” Mother of Former Korean Prisoner Lives in Clintonville

Shin Dong Hyuk
Former North Korean Prisoner Shin Dong Hyuk's "adoptive" mother Linda Dye and her husband live in Clintonville
December 4, 2012

Since his escape from Camp 14 in North Korea in 2005, retired nurse Linda Dye of Clintonville has taken Shin Dong Hyuk under her wing.

Big Lots CEO Stepping Down

Steve Fishman joined Big Lots in 2005 after previously working at Franks Nursery & Crafts Inc., Rhodes Inc., and Federated Department Stores Inc.
December 4, 2012

The news of Steve Fishman’s departure next year came during a Tuesday morning morning conference call with investors.

Hunters Bagged Nearly 87,000 Deer During Shotgun Season

86,964 white-tail deer were killed last week, with areas east of Columbus being the best places to hunt.
4, 2012

This year’s harvest marks a 3.7 percent drop from last year.

Youngstown Looks To “Frackmolishing” To Rebuild

It's been more than a decade since officials in Youngstown announced a plan to tear down swaths of the city that have been largely abandoned.
4, 2012

Officials in the Northeast Ohio want to lease out vacant city land to drilling companies, then use the revenue to fund further demolition and rebuilding efforts.

Ohio Farm Bureau Comes Out Against Kasich Tax Plan

A spokesman for the Ohio Farm Bureau says most farmers support income tax relief, but Gov. John Kasich's plan doesn't not focus enough on local communities that have seen an increase in drilling.
December 4, 2012

Ohio’s largest farm group has come out against that proposal from Governor John Kasich to hike taxes on newly-drilled oil and gas.