WOSU News Archives For: December 17, 2013

New “Flagship” Wendy’s in Dublin Is Hi-Tech, Historic

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Wendy's flagship store in Dublin
3:53PM
December
17, 2013

Wendy’s opened a new flagship restaurant across the street from its corporate headquarters in Dublin Tuesday. The building’s design is ultra-modern but it’s also packed with memorabilia. Some of the items came from the original Wendy’s on East Broad Street.

Hamilton County Commissioner May Challenge FitzGerald

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Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune says he may challenge Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald.
2:46PM
December 17, 2013

The unofficial Democratic candidate for governor Ed FitzGerald may face a primary challenge.

More Than $3 Million Spent In Failed Levy Campaign

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Pro-levy supporters spent $3 million on a failed campaign.
11:19AM
December
17, 2013

Figures from the Franklin County Board of Elections show supporters for the Columbus Schools levy campaign spent $3 million in their failed effort. The levy failed by a more than 2 to 1 margin.

Grand Jury Indicts DNA Profile To Avoid Statute Of Limitations

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9:38AM
December
17, 2013

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that jurors have indicted John Doe for a 1994 rape in order to prevent the 20-year statute of limitations from expiring.

Widow In Elevator Accident Can’t Sue OSU

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James Higgins while helping convert a former Holiday Inn into the Lane Avenue Residence Hall.
8:12AM
December 17, 2013

The wife of a man crushed to death by an elevator in a closed hotel near Ohio State University’s campus won’t receive state compensation after Ohio’s Court of Claims denied her negligence claim.

The Ohio Statehouse’s Year In Music

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Zach Paxson (left), The Mccoys (bottom), and Rascall Flatts (top) were all subjects of music-related bills in the Ohio Statehouse in 2013.
7:57AM
December 17, 2013

While lawmakers in the Ohio Statehouse certainly tackled their share of important issues this year, they also took time to focus on one of the state’s many treasures: its musicians.