WOSU News Archives For: October 4, 2013

ACLU, Jackson Schools Settle Lawsuit Over Jesus

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The ACLU and the Jackson City Schools have come to an agreement over a Depiction of Jesus displayed on school property.
3:59PM
October
4, 2013

The American Civil Liberties Union has settled a lawsuit against the Jackson City Schools over a depiction of Jesus displayed in the middle school.

Ohio Clears Specialty Drug-makers In Executions

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The state could begin executing death row inmates with a combination of lethal drugs if pentobarbitol remains in short supply.
3:16PM
October 4, 2013

Ohio could begin executing inmates with doses of a lethal injection drug prepared by specialized pharmacies under a change in its execution process prompted by difficulties securing the powerful sedative last used by the state.

Charges Dropped In Stillwagon ‘Road Rage’ Incident

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jim Stillwagon started at Ohio State for three years, played on the 1968 national championship team, and was the first OSU player to win the Lombardi Award, given every year to college football's top interior lineman.
12:39PM
October 4, 2013

A Delaware County judge on Friday ruled there was insufficient evidence to charge the former OSU linebacker.

State To Let Businesses File More Paperwork Online

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All entities doing business in Ohio are required to register with the Secretary of State's office if they operate under a title other than a person's name.
11:15AM
October
4, 2013

The Ohio Secretary of State’s office is launching a new initiative to let businesses file more required state paperwork online.

Internet Café Supporters Abandon Repeal Effort

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The committee said in a statement that it was the first to operate under Ohio's new, more stringent signature gathering rules and that the restrictions hampered its effort.
7:33AM
October
4, 2013

Opponents of a state law that effectively bans storefront sweepstakes parlors say they’ve dropped their effort to place a repeal request on the November 2014 ballot.

Govt. Shutdown Means Furloughs For Ohio National Guard

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7:29AM
October 4, 2013

The federal government shutdown has forced some 1,800 Ohio National Guard mechanics, pilots and administrative staff off the job.

Blue Jackets Preparing To Skate Into Season Of High Expectations

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The Blue Jackets prepare for their season opener tonight at 7 p.m. against the Calgary Flames.
6:39AM
October 4, 2013

The Columbus Blue Jackets are about to begin their 14th season, and after a spectacular finish last year, the buzz around professional hockey in Columbus is real.