WOSU News Archives For: November 26, 2013

Commissioners OK Contract To Raze Vets Memorial

An exterier view of Veteran's Memorial. Inside these walls is a room with names of  local men and women who perished in wartime.
Franklin County Commissioners support a redevelopment contract that would demolish Veterans Memorial to make way for a new one that would include a museum.
5:29PM
November
26, 2013

Franklin County Commissioners announced Tuesday they will support a contract that would lead to the demolition of Vets Memorial. The issue has been hotly contested by veterans.

Fired Teacher Asks Ohio Court To Reconsider Ruling

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A former Mount Vernon science teacher wants the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to uphold his dismissal.
2:58PM
November
26, 2013

A public school science instructor who refused to remove religious materials from his classroom is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his dismissal.

Kasich Continues Lead In Latest Poll

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9:02AM
November 26, 2013

A new independent poll says Governor John Kasich continues to hold a lead over Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald in next year’s election.

Ohio GOP Leaders Push For Federal Balanced Budget Amendment

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The resolution passed in Ohio, which is similar to ones passed in 19 other states, calls for Congress to come up with an amendment requiring a balanced federal budget, or to allow the states to convene a Constitutional convention.
8:02AM
November
26, 2013

Ohio leaders left the Statehouse Monday to travel west to Lima to to sign a resolution calling for a federal balanced budget amendment.