WOSU News Archives For: August 1, 2013

Columbus Targeting ‘Johns’ To Fight Prostitution

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12:39PM
August 1, 2013

Columbus Police say they’ve traditionally fought prostitution with undercover cops arresting prostitutes . But that’s changing.

Kidnapper, Rapist Ariel Castro Sentenced To Life Without Parole

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Convicted kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro faces life and up to 1,000 years in prison.
11:12AM
August 1, 2013

A man who kidnapped and raped three women in Cleveland over a decade in his house is heading back to court where he’ll face a sentence up to life in prison plus 1,000 years.

Dam Removal Looks To Improve Water Quality And Economy

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One of the Cuyahoga Falls dams being removed this summer.
8:29AM
August
1, 2013

Improving water quality for fish and other wildlife is the goal of a one-million dollar project to remove two river dams in the city of Cuyahoga Falls this summer. Supporters believe taking down the dams will also improve the quality of life for local residents and boost the local economy.

Ohio’s Favorite Fair Food

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7:29AM
August 1, 2013

When you go to the Ohio State Fair, you can choose between rides and games and exhibits. You’ll probably also be choosing something to eat. Andy Chow set out to find Ohio’s favorite fair food.