WOSU News Archives For: January 24, 2013

Changes To OSU’s Park-Stradley Hall Follow Alleged Rape

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OSU removed doors that separated Park-Stradley's common bathroom area from the toilet/shower areas. A rape allegedly occured in a toilet/shower area in October. An OSU spokesman said the changes are to made the dorm consistent with the others on campus.
5:02PM
January
24, 2013

Residents of the Park Stradley Hall at Ohio State returned after winter break to find their bathrooms had been modified. WOSU reports the changes follow an alleged rape in one of the bathroom’s this fall.

OSU Military Historian Welcomes New Women in Combat Rules

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Ohio State University military historian Pete Mansoor says it will take some time before women are placed in ground combat units.
3:57PM
January 24, 2013

An Ohio State University military historian says it will take some time and possibly an act of congress to implement new Pentagon rules allowing women to serve in ground combat units. Retired Army Colonel and OSU military historian, Pete Mansoor, says congress will have to decide whether women will have to register with selective service on their 18th birthday.

20 Year Old Indicted After Fatal Home Shooting

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11:21AM
January
24, 2013

A 20 year old Columbus man who shot and killed a man following a break-in at his home has been indicted for voluntary manslaughter. Donald Eugene Griffin III was charged in connection with the death last October of 29 year old Quenton Savage.

Couple Killed In Buckeye Lake House Fire

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The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office identified the couple killed as Milton Clagg and Mary Clagg, both 62.
11:16AM
January
24, 2013

Authorities say a husband and wife died in a large house fire near Buckeye Lake early this morning.

Dayton Gives Green Light To New Racino

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The future site of the Penn National Gaming facility just north of downtown Dayton.
11:07AM
January
24, 2013

Dayton city officials have approved development plans for a $125 million racino on the former site of an automotive plant.

Ohio’s Economy Gets International Attention

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Ohio Governor John Kasich will address the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
8:45AM
January 24, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich is scheduled to address the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday. It’s a rare opportunity to put Ohio in an international spotlight. While in Switzerland, Governor Kasich is expected to tout Ohio’s improving economy.

The Race To Replenish Retirement

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Bob Scherry had to delay retirement in order to catch-up with his savings.
8:27AM
January
24, 2013

After the economy took a downturn in 2008, many people near retirement had to raid their life savings. They need to make up for their losses in a hurry.

Two Teens Charged With Shooting Death Of Linden McKinley Freshman

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Police say Kaewaun Coleman, 15, was found shot in the parking lot of this McDonald's on Cleveland Avenue.
7:24AM
January 24, 2013

Police say 15-year-old Kaewaun Coleman was shot in a McDonald’s parking lot on Cleveland Ave. near Linden McKinley STEM Academy. Two teenagers have been charged with his murder.