WOSU News Archives For: December 19, 2012

DeWine Announces First-Responder Training For Ohio Teachers

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
11:29AM
December
19, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine wants Ohio teachers to partner with law enforcement for training on how to be first-responders to school violence.

ODOT Vendor Pleads Guilty To Bid Rigging Charges

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Quattro, Inc. sells orange highway barrels and other traffic control equipment.
8:27AM
December
19, 2012

The charges against Cincinnati-based Quattro, Inc. will bring the first criminal antitrust convictions in Ohio in 30 years.

Body Identified As Missing Dublin Hiker

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Santa Cruz sits off the Southern California coast and is popular with hikers.
8:19AM
December
19, 2012

Authorities say a body found on Santa Cruz Island off the Southern California coast is a 23-year-old hiker from Dublin who most likely fell from one of the island’s cliffs.

Ohio Legislator Proposes Gun Summit

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Dem. State Rep. Tracy Maxwell Heard wants to ban assault rifles like this one.
7:31AM
December
19, 2012

The Connecticut school massacre is prompting Ohio legislator to call for a statewide summit meeting on guns and gun violence. But it’s unclear if advocates of gun owners’ rights would be willing to come to the table.

Transit Authority Plans Elimination Of Diesel-Powered Buses

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A construction worker at the site of COTA's planned natural gas bus fueling station on McKinley Avenue.
4:59AM
December
19, 2012

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is making a long term bet on stable prices for natural gas. In 2013, COTA will begin replacing its diesel-powered bus fleet with new coaches powered by compressed natural gas.