WOSU News Archives For: March 5, 2013

Levy Restaurants Replaces Sodexo as OSU Concessions Provider

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Chicago-based Levy Restaurants replaces Sodexo as the exclusive food and beverage provider at Ohio State University's athletic venues.
11:23AM
March
5, 2013

Ohio State today named Levy Restaurants as the exclusive food and drink provider at its athletic venues.

Ohio Start-Up Aims To Harness “Big Data” Of Health Care

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Explorys got its start three years ago from an idea hatched by a Cleveland Clinic physician who mined the hospital’s database to uncover trends and insights for his practice.
8:20AM
March
5, 2013

The healthcare industry is undergoing huge changes as the Affordable Care Act introduces new business models that reward efficiencies. The shift to “outcome-based payments” has hospital administrators experimenting with new tools to help cut costs. One Ohio start-up is monetizing the “big data” in the new era of healthcare.

Final Casino Approved By Ohio Voters Opens

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The casino will open Monday night after more than two years of construction. It's the last of four casinos in Ohio approved by voters in 2009.
8:20AM
March
5, 2013

Thousands of die-hard gamblers and curious locals poured into a new casino in downtown Cincinnati after a grand opening featuring a fireworks display set to Frank Sinatra and Alicia Keys.

Oberlin Cancels Classes After Latest On-Campus Incident

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About 1,000 students gathered on campus for an afternoon rally, which featured songs from a marching band and an African dance ensemble.
8:01AM
March
5, 2013

The northeast Ohio college canceled classes Monday after the latest in a string of racist, anti-Semitic and anti-gay messages on campus.