WOSU News Archives For: August 7, 2013

Columbus Police Foil Latest In String Of Bank Robberies

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The Fifth Third Bank at 1500 Morse Road was cordoned off Wednesday.
5:07PM
August
7, 2013

A would-be robber was shot and wounded today at a Fifth Third Bank on Morse Road. Columbus Police say the crime fits a pattern of four previous robberies that have occurred within the past month.

Most School Levies Shot Down In Special Election

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Voters rejected a particularly large 12.37-mill levy for Tecumseh Local Schools in Clark County.
12:52PM
August
7, 2013

Unofficial results show voters rejected about two-thirds of the 19 school tax issues in special elections around Ohio.

Demolition Complete On Ohio House In Kidnapping Case

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Demolition is complete on the Seymour Avenue home in Cleveland where Ariel Castro held three women for more than a decade.
10:25AM
August
7, 2013

Demolition is complete on the Cleveland house where three women were held captive and raped over a decade.

Expiring Stimulus Program Means Lower Food Stamp Benefits For Ohio

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The Center for Budget and Policy Priorities says 16 percent of Ohioans would see nutrition assistance cut by a total of $193 million through September 2014.
7:32AM
August
7, 2013

Ohioans who depend on food stamps are facing what a new report suggests could be a devastating reduction in benefits when a federal program expires in November.

Columbus School Board Approves Reorganization

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7:28AM
August 7, 2013

Columbus City Schools look poised to reorganize their administration after school board members signed off on interim superintendent Dan Good’s plan to give more decision-making power to principals and teachers.

Wilmington Adds Jobs, Still Searching For Thousands More

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DHl laid off about 9,500 workers when it left the Wilmington Air Park in 2008.
7:24AM
August
7, 2013

The southwestern Ohio community of Wilmington is a little closer to recovering the thousands of jobs lost with the departure of shipping giant DHL in 2008.