WOSU News Archives For: December 19, 2013

Median Income For Columbus Households By Neighborhood

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Median income map for the Columbus area.
2:44PM
December
19, 2013

Every neighborhood has its stereotypes, and a lot of them are based on income. Everyone wants to know what their neighbors are making. Well, using census data, WNYC has mapped out median income by area for the entire United States.

Rats Invade Clintonville Neighborhood

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A new study by the Columbus Public Health Department shows a widespread rat invasion in Clintonville.
12:42PM
December
19, 2013

Rats moving into Clintonville force residents to change some of their habits. A recent study by the Columbus Public Health Department shows a widespread rat invasion.

After Bad 2013, Abercrombie & Fitch Tries to Rebound

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2013 has been a tough year for New Albany-based Abercrombie and Fitch.
8:39AM
December
19, 2013

Retailers look to Christmas to end the year on a high note, Central Ohio based Abercrombie and Fitch is just looking to get this year behind it. The New Albany based retailer still has its iconic brand, but 2013 has been a tough year.

Columbus Officers Deny Wrongdoing In Excessive Force Lawsuit

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In the lawsuit, 21-year-old Joseph Hines of Jackson, Mich., accuses officers of a "brutal, unjustified physical attack" that led to a three-day hospitalization and permanent scars.
8:25AM
December 19, 2013

Columbus police officers accused of using excessive force on an Ohio State University student admit punching the young man up to seven times, spraying mace in his face, and hog-tying him, but say they did nothing wrong.

Wilmington, Five Years After DHL

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Taylor Stuckert, Mark Rembert and Kelsey Swindler (left) have found opportunity in a post-DHL Wilmington, while Julie and William Cook have struggled.
8:05AM
December
19, 2013

Wilmington, Ohio was devastated in 2008, when German shipping company DHL announced it was closing its U.S. hub in the tiny southwest Ohio town. Within months, thousands of people in Wilmington and surrounding counties lost their jobs. David C. Barnett recently returned to Wilmington to see how residents are coping five years later.