The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
WOSU News Archives For: August 14, 2013
Airline passengers at Port Columbus could see fewer flight options and higher fares if two big airlines successfully challenge an anti-trust suit. American and U-S Air account for more than 25% of all flights into and out of Port Columbus. The two airlines want to combine their services and vow to challenge a federal effort to stop the merger.
A state prison in Lancaster has joined in a unique partnership with the Columbus Zoo. Inmates at the Southeastern Correctional Complex will raise rainbow trout that will be sold at a cheaper cost to feed the zooâ€™s bears, penguins and otters.
Plans were unveiled Tuesday to develop the area around COSI. 56 acres surrounding the center would be highlighted by a new veteransâ€™ memorial, a downtown Columbus zoo exhibit, the creation of a new neighborhood and a lot more green space.
Petting zoo equipment and ponies will be up for auction from the estate of a suicidal man who released dozens of exotic animals in Muskingum County almost two years ago.
The Inspector General says Ohio Board of Cosmetology executive director Jim Trakas told the owner of a Grove City hair salon that he could make a $500 fine go away if the owner would allow a stylist to stay for another two to three months.
In preparation for the health care exchange element of the federal Affordable Care Act, the government will designate groups as navigator to help guide people through the system. But some non-profit groups say an Ohio law leaves them out of the process.