WOSU News Archives For: July 1, 2013

Blue Jackets Re-Sign NHL Top Goalie Bobrovsky

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Sergei Bobrovsky and wife Olga pose with the Vezina Trophy
1:03PM
July 1, 2013

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a two-year contract extension, locking up the Vezina Award winner before he could become a restricted free agent.

Commentary: OSU’s Gordon Gee Joins Special Club : The Whoppers

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Ray Bliss, E. Gordon Gee - Members of the "Whoppers" Club
12:37PM
July
1, 2013

When Gordon Gee announced his retirement as Ohio State president, Gee joined a special club. Gee joined the Whoppers. They’re an unofficial association of high-profile public figures whose public reasons for quitting don’t match the real reasons.

Well-Known Democrat Announces Run For Secretary Of State

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Democrat Nina Turner announced her decision Monday at an event in Cleveland.
11:17AM
July
1, 2013

Dem. State Senator Nine Turner has been a state senator since 2008 and is known for the passionate style of her floor speeches. Before that, she was the first black woman to represent Ward 1 on the Cleveland City Council.

Ohio Injecting More “Fracking” Waste Into The Ground

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The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
8:51AM
July
1, 2013

The amount of waste from the shale gas and oil drilling process injected into disposal wells in Ohio is continuing to rise.

An Era Ends At OSU

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Gee became known for his outgoing personality and random appearances at campus events.
7:55AM
July
1, 2013

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee leaves the school’s top post Monday. The 69-year-old is known as a prolific fundraiser and leaves office after making off-color comments about Catholics, the Southeastern Conference, and others.