WOSU News Archives For: October 17, 2013

Muskingum County Jury Convicts Man In Burned Woman’s Slaying

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The Muskingum County Courthouse
6:08PM
October
17, 2013

A jury has convicted a man of aggravated murder, kidnapping and aggravated arson in the death of a woman found wailing on an eastern Ohio road with severe burns.

1,312-Pound Pumpkin Takes Crown At Circleville Festival

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From left, Johnathon Weston, Cecil Weston and Teresa Weston, winners of the 2013 giant pumpkin contest
11:04AM
October
17, 2013

There’s a new king of pumpkins at the annual Circleville Pumpkin Show.

Ohio Senators Back Debt Deal, Reps. Split

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File photo
8:27AM
October
17, 2013

Ohio’s Congressional delegation was nearly evenly split in Wednesday night’s deal to avoid a federal debt default.

Ohio Sites Reopening After Shutdown

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park was one of several Ohio sites that saw services reduced or suspended during the partial government shutdown.
7:55AM
October
17, 2013

Ohio sites closed during the partial shutdown of the federal government will begin welcoming back visitors after Congress approved a measure to end the closures.

Republican Lawmakers Say Medicaid Request May Violate State Law

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Batchelder (right) has not said if he’ll change the Controlling Board’s lineup ahead of its Monday meeting.
7:31AM
October 17, 2013

More than 30 Republican state lawmakers have signed a letter saying Gov. John Kasich’s strategy for expanding Medicaid is contrary to the Ohio Constitution.