WOSU News Archives For: May 13, 2013

No Support From Union; Fired Teacher Presses Forward

Carla Hale
The Central Ohio Association of Catholic Educators declined to support fired Watterson High School teacher Carla Hale in her bid to regain her job.
2:30PM
May
13, 2013

The Central Ohio Association of Catholic Educators declined to lend support to fired Bishop Watterson High School teacher Carla Hale in her bid to regain her physical education job.

Obama: Targeting By IRS Is ‘Outrageous’

Barack Obama
President Obama condemns the IRS' targeting of conservative groups during last election.
1:27PM
May
13, 2013

President Barack Obama said the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is “outrageous” and anyone involved needs to be “held fully accountable.”

Ohio CEO Sentenced To 7 Days In Jail Could Now Get 10 Years

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A former Ohio CEO could get 10 years in prison for inflating stock prices and losing investors millions.
1:23PM
May
13, 2013

A former Ohio CEO sentenced to one week in prison for inflating stock prices and losing investors millions could now face a sentence of up to 10 years.

Schools, Local Governments Getting $113 Million From Workers’ Comp

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Local governments and schools will receive rebates after what Gov. John Kasich's office calls solid investments by the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation.
12:56PM
May 13, 2013

A month after Ohio employers learned they’d be getting $860 million back from the state’s worker compensation insurance fund, local school and governments heard today they’re in line for more than $100 million.

Women, Cleveland Continue To Heal

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Amanda Berry (left), Gina DeJesus (middle), and Michelle Knight disappeared between 2002 and 2004. They were found inside a Cleveland home on Monday.
8:31AM
May
13, 2013

The young women found inside a Cleveland home – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight—have all returned home about a decade after they went missing.

Lawmakers, ACLU Butt Heads Over Gun Crime Bill

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Rep. State Sen. Jim Hughes and the ACLU of Ohio are at odds over the Violent Career Criminals Act. It would more than double the required sentence for using a gun during a crime if the offender has two or more violent felony convictions.
7:43AM
May 13, 2013

Rep. State Sen. Jim Hughes and the ACLU of Ohio are at odds over the Violent Career Criminals Act. It would more than double the required sentence for using a gun during a crime if the offender has two or more violent felony convictions.

Museum Documents African-American Struggles, Accomplishments

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"How I Got Over" is the featured exhibition at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce
2:25AM
May
13, 2013

The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce, Ohio reopened several months ago after a two-year renovation project. Currently on display at the museum is the exhibition titled “How I Got Over.”