WOSU News Archives For: August 22, 2013

Report Cards Out, Columbus City Schools Receive Failing Marks

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New A-F state report cards are set to be released today. School districts brace for downgrades to performance in the grading shift.
11:21AM
August
22, 2013

The Ohio Department of Education report cards are out, and things do not look good for at least one central Ohio school district.

Ohio Activists Push For Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

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Eric Ritter leads a team of canvassers around Northeast Ohio, gathering support for the wind farm.
8:31AM
August 22, 2013

About 80 percent of the electricity used in Ohio homes comes from coal fired power plants. One Northeast Ohio group wants to change that by installing a wind farm in Lake Erie. If they succeed, this will be the first offshore wind farm in the nation.

Woman Says Gun Instructor Shot Her 26 Years Ago

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7:59AM
August
22, 2013

A central Ohio woman says a gun safety class instructor recently accused of accidentally shooting a student in the arm was involved in another accidental shooting decades ago.

Charge Against Roby Dropped

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Roby, involved in a fight at a Bloomington, Ind., bar in July, must avoid any additional legal trouble until Aug. 16, 2014, in order to have the charge dismissed.
7:46AM
August 22, 2013

The misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge against Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby has been conditionally dropped.

Teachers Head Back To Classrooms Without Contracts

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The Ohio Education Association calls the lack of teacher contracts a "perfect storm" of budget cuts, shifting policies, and expiring labor deals.
7:31AM
August
22, 2013

The Ohio Education Association calls the lack of teacher contracts a “perfect storm” of budget cuts, shifting policies, and expiring labor deals.