WOSU News Archives For: December 2, 2013

Veterans Group May Pursue Ballot Initiative To Save 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.
A group of veterans may soon begin to gather signatures for a possible ballot issue to save Vets Memorial.
4:42PM
December
2, 2013

A group of veterans opposed to the demolition of Vets Memorial said it may try to stop the re-development plans by taking the issue to voters.

One Person Dead At University Area Dance Club

crime
One person is reported fatally shot this morning at a University Plaza dance club near the OSU campus.
6:16AM
December
2, 2013

One person is dead in an officer involved shooting at a university area dance club. Columbus Police say the shooting occurred early Monday morning.

City Council To Vote On Campaign Finance Reform Proposal

money
A Columbus group wants city council to change the city charter to include a campaign finance reform initiative. Council president Andrew Ginther has reservations about spending public money on campaigns.
5:00AM
December
2, 2013

Columbus City Council is expected to take up campaign finance reform, tonight. A local group, which has proposed the initiative, says it wants more balance on the all-Democrat city hall board. But as WOSU reports, one expert said the proposal does not go far enough.