WOSU News Archives For: January 4, 2014

Storms, Subzero Temperatures To Hit Ohio

6:49PM
January
4, 2014

Ohio is bracing for arctic temperatures unseen in 20 years, as a new round of winter storms starting early Sunday ushers in two days of punishing temperatures and wind chills.

Ohio Fire Deaths Down In 2013

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Some fire deaths in Ohio occurred in homes with no working smoke detectors
12:34PM
January
4, 2014

Ohio saw the fewest fire-related deaths last year in more than a quarter century.

Ohio State Smoking Ban Kicks Off With Light Touch

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Not only cigarettes, but all forms of tobacco are now banned on the Ohio State University campus
12:17PM
January
4, 2014

Ohio State University goes tobacco-free starting Monday.

State Urges Checks On Older Adults Amid Cold

11:57AM
January
4, 2014

State officials urge Ohioans to check on older adults who may have more difficulty adjusting to the extremely cold temperatures expected across the state for the next several days