WOSU News Archives For: February 13, 2013

Columbus’ Bicentennial Celebration Comes To A Close

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Mayor Michael Coleman, flanked by councilmember Priscilla Tyson and city auditor Hugh Dorian and surrounded by Columbus school children
5:58PM
February
13, 2013

The year-long Columbus bicentennial celebration drew to a close Wednesday. Mayor Michael Coleman, who presided over the closing ceremonies, described the year-long observance as a success.

Ohio Town Latest Focus Of Religion Legal Debate

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The Jackson City School Board says a depiction of Jesus hanging in the middle school will stay despite a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union claiming the picture is unconstitutional.
12:11PM
February 13, 2013

A small southern Ohio city in the mostly rural Appalachia region suddenly finds itself as the latest battleground in a national legal debate over what displays of religion are constitutional or not.

Columbus Congresswoman: SOTU Was “Good Beginning” For Compromise

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Joyce Beatty addresses supporters after winning democratic primary in Ohio's 3rd district congressional race last year.
9:47AM
February
13, 2013

Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty joined WOSU Wednesday morning for a review of the President’s State of the Union address.