WOSU News Archives For: December 31, 2012

Defense In Ohio School Shootings Challenges Law

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T.J. Lane is accused of fatally shooting three classmates inside Chardon High School near Cleveland earlier this year.
5:11PM
December 31, 2012

Attorneys for a teenager charged in the school shooting deaths of three students are challenging Ohio’s law on insanity defense.

Browns Back In Rebuilding Mode

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The Browns have lost at least 11 games every season since finishing 10-6 in 2007.
12:18PM
December
31, 2012

After finishing the season with 11 losses for the fifth consecutive year, the Cleveland Browns have fired head coach Pat Shurmur and general manger Tom Heckert.

Analyst: Ohio Job Market ‘Significantly Stronger’ To Start 2013

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9:44AM
December 31, 2012

Ohio’s jobless rate fell this year, to 6.8%. That’s better than the national average. Even with the recent improvement in the jobless rate, more than 390,000 Ohioans remain unemployed as 2012 comes to a close.

Abandoned GM Plant Gets New Buyer

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A former GM employee stands in front of the plant being purchased by Dove, Ohio-based Brownfield Communities Development Co.
8:24AM
December 31, 2012

Officials in the city of Ontario say they’ve reached an agreement to sell the plant GM shuttered nearly three years ago.

Year In Review: The Most Expensive Senate Race In Ohio History

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7:27AM
December 31, 2012

It was the most expensive and perhaps the most bitter campaign for U.S. Senate in Ohio history.

Small Airports Wary Of Proposed User Fee

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Union County Airport Manager Ed Rusch inspects a plane owned by the Civil Air Patrol. If the proposed fee is approved, planes like this one would have to pay an additional $100 for every flight that takes place in controlled air space.
5:00AM
December
31, 2012

In the proposed budget for the Federal Aviation Administration next year, the Obama administration is asking for a $100-per-flight user fee on nearly every commercial flight in controlled airspace. It’s been denounced by the airline industry, but the proposal is especially concerning for pilots and operators at Ohio’s smaller airports.