WOSU News Archives For: February 8, 2013

Ohio Amish Beard-Cutting Ringleader Gets 15 Years

A judge has sentenced Samuel Mullet to fifteen years in prison in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio.
8, 2013

The ringleader in hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Schools Panel Recruits OSU For Eighth Grade Math App

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Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith touts 8th grade math mobile app at meeting of Columbus Education Association.
8, 2013

A panel appointed by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is expected to recommend changes for the city school district in April. But, Friday, the commission announced it enrolled Ohio State’s Athletic Department to help city eighth graders learn math.

Gun Rights Supporters Rally Outside Statehouse

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More than 100 pro-gun activists rallied outside the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus Friday morning.
8, 2013

More than 100 Ohio gun owners rallied at the Ohio Statehouse Friday.

Columbus Man Dies Saving Boy From Icy Pond

Police say at least four other people have drowned in the same pond at Eastland on the Lake apartments since 1998.
February 8, 2013

Police say a man drowned while saving a five-year-old boy who fell through the ice on a southeast Columbus pond.

Liberal Think Tank Says Tax “Cut” Would Mean Higher Taxes For Many

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8, 2013

A left-leaning think tank says Gov. John Kasich’s propsed tax-shift plan would increase the overall tax burden for nearly half of all Ohioans.