WOSU News Archives For: January 21, 2014

Amish Family: Forced Chemo Order Violates Rights

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An Ohio Amish family has fled the state rather than continue their daughter's chemotherapy treatments.
2:56PM
January
21, 2014

An Amish family who fled their home in Ohio so their 11-year-old daughter won’t be forced to undergo chemotherapy says that appointing a guardian to make her medical decisions could affect the rights of other parents to make their own choices.

Cold Weather Complicates Already-Tight Propane Supply

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Census data indicates about 6 percent of Ohio households are heated primarily using propane, most of them rural homes.
9:28AM
January
21, 2014

A tight supply of propane is causing concerns for rural Ohio residents who use the fuel to heat their homes, and the governor has relaxed some delivery restrictions to help expedite propane gas shipments.

AG Candidate: Office Shouldn’t “Defend Constitutional Violations”

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David Pepper is a Cincinnati-area Democrat challenging Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
8:29AM
January 21, 2014

Democratic attorney general candidate David Pepper says he would consider not defending the state in court if his office deems a law unconstitutional.

Central Ohio School Closings And Delays

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Many local school districts have delayed morning classes.
5:51AM
January
21, 2014

Overnight snow has pushed many rural school districts to delay morning classes.

CAR2GO Car Sharing Picking Up Speed In Columbus

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CAR2GO reserved parking near OSU's Mirror Lake
5:00AM
January
21, 2014

You’ve probably been seeing a lot of blue-and-white Smart cars around town. They’re the super-sub-compact two-seaters bearing the logo CAR2GO. They belong to one of North America’s largest car-sharing companies. They’ve been in Columbus for about 3 months and usage is on the increase.