WOSU News Archives For: January 10, 2013

Flu Sends More Central Ohioans To Local Hospitals

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Through January 5, influenza sent 293 people to Franklin County hospitals. That's compared to nine at the same point last flu season.
5:52PM
January 10, 2013

State health officials confirm the first death of the flu season that’s already hospitalized about 300 people in Franklin County.

Honda Will Build Hybrid Accord In Ohio

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Honda says it will build its new hybrid Honda Accord sedan in Ohio.
1:48PM
January
10, 2013

Honda says it will start building a new hybrid Accord sedan at its plant in central Ohio this year.

ACLU OF Ohio Says Jesus Painting In Jackson Schools Must Go

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio says public schools are not permitted to endorse or promote a religion.
11:59AM
January 10, 2013

The ACLU of Ohio said Thursday the portrait is unconstitutional, promoting one religion instead of separation of church and state.

State Moves To Require Coverage For Autism Treatment

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8:51AM
January 10, 2013

Gov. John Kasich has filed paperwork with the federal government to require insurers cover autism treatment for Ohio children.

Required Drug Screens Snag Potential Ohio Energy Workforce

Workers stand near a Chesapeake Well in Carroll County.
Workers stand near a Chesapeake Well in Carroll County.
8:34AM
January
10, 2013

Development of oil and gas fields in Ohio’s Utica shale formation is expected to ramp up in the next two years. But, industry leaders say they’ve hit a snag, too few potential workers can pass a required drug screen.

State Regulators Reject AEP Solar Farm Deal

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The Ohio PUCO says AEP failed to prove a proposed wind farm was worth a rate increase.
8:21AM
January
10, 2013

Utility regulators have nixed a deal between American Electric Power Co. and a massive solar farm planned near Zanesville, putting the project’s future in jeopardy.