WOSU News Archives For: January 3, 2013

OSU Police Complete Investigation Into September Truck-Bike Crash

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Accidents involving OSU student pedestrians and bicyclists prompted campus safety effort during fall semester.
3:21PM
January
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.
2:35PM
January
3, 2013

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

Falling Unemployment Triggers Drop In Benefits

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Ohio's unemployment fell to 6.8 percent in November, the third straight drop after a summer of flat employment reports.
12:41PM
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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11:41AM
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

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Kasich and Ohio's oil and gas industry have been at odds over the proposal to increase the state's severance tax on drillers.
7:53AM
January
3, 2013

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