WOSU News Archives For: January 23, 2014

Portune Says He Will Challenge FitzGerald In Democratic Primary

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Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune (right) has decided to challenge Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald (left). Portune was scheduled to make an announcement today.
12:34PM
January 23, 2014

Possible Democratic gubernatorial candidate Todd Portune said he will file with the state as a Democratic candidate for the office of Governor provided he can find a running mate and can gather the 1,000 valid signatures necessary.

Ohio High Court Won’t Hear Septic Tank Body Case

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The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to an appeal in the case of William Inman II. The body of his wife, Summer, was found in a septic tank.
11:47AM
January 23, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to consider an appeal by a man convicted of killing his estranged wife, who was found strangled in a septic tank.

Repairs Top Ohio Colleges’ Capital Budget Request

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Ohio higher education leaders instructed have identified maintenance and repairs as far higher priorities than new construction.
11:36AM
January
23, 2014

Ohio higher education leaders instructed by Republican Gov. John Kasich to cooperate when requesting state dollars have identified maintenance and repairs as far higher priorities than new construction.

Abortion Battle Might Dominate 2014 Ohio Election

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The battle over abortion could be at the center of the 2014 Ohio election.
11:27AM
January 23, 2014

The controversy over abortion continues as states adopt measures to restrict it, including Ohio, where several controversial abortion bills were passed and signed into law last year. Now it appears abortion might be on the front burner in this year’s election.

OSU Basketball Hopes To End Freefall

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Thad Matta has guided the Buckeyes to two Final Fours, including an appearance in the national championship game in 2007.
8:31AM
January 23, 2014

The OSU men’s basketball team is mired in a four-game losing streak and hopes to turn things around Thursday night against Illinois.