WOSU News Archives For: January 9, 2014

Tech Glitch Hinders Ohio Driver’s License Process

A technical glitch is preventing drivers from renewing licenses.
January 9, 2014

Hundreds of Ohioans trying to get or renew their driver’s licenses, this week, are running into trouble because of computer problems.

Ohio Subdivision For WWII Black Vets Gets Historical Listing

Hanford Village
Columbus' Hanford Village has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
January 9, 2014

A central Ohio subdivision built for and marketed exclusively to returning black veterans of World War II has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Boehner: U.S. Should Help Iraq In Anti-Terror Fight

John Boehner
January 9, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner said the United States should provide aid to the Iraqi government in the battle against militants.

Ohio Killer Asks Supreme Court To Halt Execution

A condemned Ohio man is appealing his death sentence to the US Supreme Court
January 9, 2014

A condemned Ohio killer facing execution next week by an untried lethal drug process has asked the U.S. Supreme Court for a reprieve.

Columbus Zoo Wants More Money From Franklin County Taxpayers

Zoo's frontgate
Entrance to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The Zoo's board approved placement of a property tax levy on the Franklin County may ballot.
9, 2014

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium wants more money from taxpayers to pay for improvements and expansion. The zoo board voted Wednesday to put a permanent, 1.25-mill property-tax issue on the May ballot.

Auditor Readying To Release Results Of Columbus Probe

Yost has repeatedly said he'll likely refer several Columbus City Schools employees for criminal prosecution.
9, 2014

Columbus school officials are about to learn the results of a year-and-a-half long probe into attendance keeping practices in the district.