WOSU News Archives For: May 30, 2013

OSU President Gordon Gee Jabs Notre Dame, Catholics

OSU President Gordon Gee
30, 2013

Ohio State’s president told a university committee in December that Notre Dame wasn’t invited to join the Big Ten because they’re not good partners, and joked that Catholics can’t be trusted.

Bill To Block JobsOhio Audit Clears Legislature, Heads To Governor

State Auditor Dave Yost and fellow Republican Gov. John Kasich have been at odds over whether Yost has the authority to audit the state's semi-private job creation program JobsOhio.
May 30, 2013

Proceeds of the state’s $1.5 billion liquor deal with a job-creation nonprofit would be shielded from public audit under a bill headed to the governor.

Rep. Joyce Beatty Wants VA Claims Processed Faster

Ohio 3rd District Congresswoman Joyce Beatty
30, 2013

Ohio’s 3rd district congresswoman Joyce Beatty says her office is working aggressively with the Veterans Administration to help veterans receive overdue benefits.

Man Killed In Children’s Hospital Bus Accident Was Lab Manager

David Newsom, 35, was technical director for the Biomedical Genomics Core in the Research Institute at the hospital.
30, 2013

Nationwide Children’s hospital today is mourning. A researcher was struck and killed Wednesday by a hospital shuttle bus. A second employee was seriously injured. Investigators are still sorting out what happened.

Democrat Proposes Medical Marijuana Bill

The proposal from Dem .State Rep. Bob Hagan would legalize marijuana use under a doctor's care and let Ohio farmers grow hemp.
30, 2013

The bill that would legalize marijuana use under a doctor’s care and let Ohio farmers grow hemp is expected to see strong opposition in the GOP-controlled legislature.