Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
WOSU News Archives For: November 19, 2013
Franklin County Coroner Jane Gorniak said itâ€™s the youngest suicide she has seen in her career. An eight year old girl from Columbus died four days after hanging herself. It is an unusual case. Suicide among very young children is very low. But WOSU reports experts say thereâ€™s a need to increase awareness among elementary-age kids.
With three justices dissenting, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Mount Vernon district had grounds to fire John Freshwater for insubordination for keeping religious books and a poster of a president praying.
17-year-old Adrien McGee of Blacklick has been charged with murder in Licking County Juvenile Court.
Columbus city, healthcare, and business leaders vow to reduce infant deaths by 40 percent in the next several years. A council-appointed commission will recommend ways to reduce the city’s infant mortality by the middle of next year.
The Central Ohio real estate market has seen its ups and downs over the past ten years. Prices peaked seven years ago, then plummeted when the housing bubble burst. Now sales and prices are on the rise â€“ raising fears of another bubble. WOSU talked with a couple of real estate experts to find out where the Columbus market stands.