WOSU News Archives For: February 26, 2013

OSU Graduates to Get Additional Commencement Tickets

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Ohio Stadium, site of Ohio State's Spring commencement ceeremony.
26, 2013

Students graduating from Ohio State University this spring are now eligible for two additional tickets to the commencement ceremony.

Teen Charged In Ohio School Shooting Pleads Guilty

T. J. Lane pleads guilty nearly a year to the day after three student were shot and killed at Chardon High School.
26, 2013

A teenager charged with killing three students at an Ohio high school has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder charges.

One Dead, Another Injured After Eastern Ohio Drilling Accident

The accident happened near Carrollton in eastern Ohio.
February 26, 2013

Authorities said the accident occurred Monday afternoon at a gas drilling rig near Carrolton, southeast of Canton.

Tension Mounts Over Future Control Of Columbus Schools

Columbus City Schools will have new leadership later this year.
February 26, 2013

The Columbus Board of Education meets tonight to discuss whether to hire an interim superintendent to replace the retiring Gene Harris. But a new education commission formed by the mayor wants to delay the hiring of a permanent superintendent until the commission makes its recommendations on the future of the schools.

State Officials Still In The Dark On Possible Sequester Cuts

Officials at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the Ohio Head Start Association, and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services are keeping a close eye on Washington.
26, 2013

A series of automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester looms at the end of the week, and the White House has put out a list of how those cuts might affect Ohio. But the only thing that’s clear about the possible sequester is there’s a lot of confusion.