WOSU News Archives For: December 3, 2013

OSU’s Mirror Lake Drained For Study

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The now empty Mirror Lake
9:39PM
December
3, 2013

Ohio State University has drained iconic Mirror Lake near the center of campus to try to figure out how to lessen its economic and environmental impact.

Commissioners OK Demolition Of 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 passed a resolution to approve a contract with the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation. The contract calls for demolition of Vets Memorial.
12:22PM
December
3, 2013

Franklin County Commissioners have cleared the way for demolition of Vet’s Memorial. It’s part of a project to spruce up the west side of the Scioto River. But some veterans are not happy, and at least one group may still try to stop it.

Wright Patterson AFB Looking To Privatize Utilities

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Wright Patterson AFB is expected to privatize more energy and utility operations due to federal budget cuts.
11:39AM
December
3, 2013

Ohio’s largest military base is expected to privatize more energy and utility operations as it tries to offset steep cuts in the federal defense budget.

Consultants: Ariel Castro’s Death A Suicide

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Consultants conclude that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro did not die accidentally.
10:39AM
December
3, 2013

Two corrections consultants have concluded that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide in his prison cell and didn’t die by accidentally killing himself while attempting to achieve a sexual thrill.

High Court Upholds Privacy Of JobsOhio Records

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Ohio Supreme Court says JobsOhio is exempted from state's public records law.
10:30AM
December
3, 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawyer’s request for records kept by the state’s privatized job-creation agency on procedural grounds.

Ohio Urges Veterans To Seek Insurance Jobs

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Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor says young veterans have job opportunities in the insurance industry.
8:56AM
December 3, 2013

The State of Ohio is urging veterans and students to get into the insurance industry. Insurance companies are concerned about filling job openings. Ohio insurance companies expect to have 17,000 thousand openings in the next five years.

Big Ten Reprimands OSU, Marcus Hall After Fight

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The Big Ten Conference issues reprimand to OSU and star player for their actions in game against Michigan
4:41AM
December 3, 2013

The Big Ten has publicly reprimanded Ohio State offensive lineman Marcus Hall and the Buckeyes’ coaching staff for their actions in the wake of a fight during Saturday’s game at Michigan.