WOSU News Archives For: February 13, 2013

Columbus’ Bicentennial Celebration Comes To A Close

Mayor Michael Coleman, flanked by councilmember Priscilla Tyson and city auditor Hugh Dorian and surrounded by Columbus school children
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.
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

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

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