WOSU News Archives For: June 28, 2013

Patrol Says Much Greater Chance Of Death In Wrong-Way Crashes

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol finds wrong-way crashes on highways are rare, but can be fatal.
4:16PM
June 28, 2013

A new report from the Ohio State Highway Patrol finds that while wrong-way crashes on divided highways like interstates are rare, they’re much more likely to result in fatalities.

Unanswered Questions In Jackson Double Shooting May Remain

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9:59AM
June
28, 2013

The police chief in a southern Ohio town says there might never be an explanation for why a 12-year-old boy shot his 9-year-old half brother and then himself.

Childhood Obesity Weighs On Ohio Schools

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Second-graders at Brookridge Elementary in suburban Cleveland take a quick break for yoga.
8:03AM
June
28, 2013

One-third of U.S. children are overweight or obese. It’s led to more and more kids developing diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure. Yet the place kids spend a lot of time, school, often lacks physical activity.