WOSU News Archives For: April 22, 2013

Ohio Army National Guard Brigade Heads To Middle East

Troops from the 371st Sustainment Brigade will help with supply distribution in Kuwait.
April 22, 2013

About 200 soldiers based in Ohio will be heading to Kuwait after they train at Fort Hood in Texas. About half of the members of the brigade are being deployed for the first time.

Central Ohio Home Sales Up; Becoming A Sellers’ Market

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Central Ohio home sales were up during the first three months of 2013. Experts say the market is turning to favor sellers.
22, 2013

Central Ohio home sales are up in the first quarter, and the pendulum is swinging toward a sellers’ market.

ODOT Worker Killed In Tractor Trailer Crash

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An O-DOT worker was killed in a traffic crash this morning on I-71 in Delaware, Co.
April 22, 2013

An Ohio Department of Transportation worker was killed on I-71 NB this morning in Delaware.

State To Stop West Nile Testing

Columbus plans its own testing to guide efforts to contain the virus and the mosquito population. Surrounding Franklin County plans to use a less accurate test, and the Delaware General Health District plans to have its mosquitoes tested in Pennsylvania.
22, 2013

The Ohio Department of Health will no longer test mosquitoes for West Nile virus.

Man Shot By Police After Refusing To Drop Shotgun

Police say officers opened fire after the man refused to drop a shotgun.
22, 2013

Columbus Police say a man is in stable condition after being shot by officers last night.

New High School Requires College-Prep Classes And Jobs

Temporary headquarters of Cristo Rey Columbus High School
22, 2013

Lower-income high school students who want to prepare for college and gain valuable job skills can apply to a new school set to open in Columbus this fall. It’s called Cristo Rey Columbus and it will be the 26th one of its kind in the country. The school combines a religious education with work experience to help fight poverty.