WOSU News Archives For: July 9, 2013

Ohio Judge Extends Limit On Megachurch Protests

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A Columbus judge bars Members of Minutemen United from protesting at the Vineyard Columbus church because of what the group calls its "passive resistance" to abortion and gay marriage.
12:25PM
July 9, 2013

A Columbus judge has left a temporary restraining order in place barring protests by a conservative Christian group in front of one of Ohio’s largest churches.

Chancellor University Shuttered After Years Of Financial Trouble

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The closing follows a long period of accreditation and financial problems for the school.
9:00AM
July
9, 2013

The Northeast Ohio school began as Folsom’s Business College in 1848, boasting graduates such as John D. Rockefeller Sr. and Harvey Firestone.

Cleveland Women Break Public Silence

8:22AM
July
9, 2013

Three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade are thanking the public for their support in a YouTube video.

Ohio Power Plants Respond To New Regulations

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The Painesville, Ohio, power plant recently turned 125 years old. It still burns coal to produce electricity, though operators expect to complement Painesville power production with wind and hydropower in the near future.
8:00AM
July
9, 2013

President Obama recently announced that he’s directing the E-P-A to crack down on air pollution from coal-powered utility plants. Many in the coal industry complained, but utility companies were generally more-muted in their reaction.