WOSU News Archives For: January 3, 2013

OSU Police Complete Investigation Into September Truck-Bike Crash

Accidents involving OSU student pedestrians and bicyclists prompted campus safety effort during fall semester.
3, 2013

After nearly four months, Ohio State University police have released results of an investigation into a collision between a dump truck and a student bicyclist at the entrance to a campus construction site. The accident helped spur a safety campaign.

House Re-Elects Ohio Republican John Boehner Speaker

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Southwest Ohio Republican John Boehner has been re-elected Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
3, 2013

The House has re-elected embattled Ohio Republican John Boehner speaker.

Falling Unemployment Triggers Drop In Benefits

Ohio's unemployment fell to 6.8 percent in November, the third straight drop after a summer of flat employment reports.
January 3, 2013

The state’s declining unemployment rate will soon mean a decrease in the amount of federal unemployment compensation available to Ohioans.

Worthington Industries Reports Strong Sales, Profits

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January 3, 2013

The Columbus-based manufacturer and steel maker posted earnings of nearly $32 million in the quarter that ended in November.

Kasich Shifts Argument In Tax Plan

Kasich and Ohio's oil and gas industry have been at odds over the proposal to increase the state's severance tax on drillers.
3, 2013

The Republican governor is using a new tactic to convince the GOP and drilling companies about his tax shift plan.