WOSU News Archives For: January 29, 2014

UC-Irvine Chancellor, Michael Drake, To Be Named OSU President

New Ohio State University Michael V. Drake address the university's board of trustees.
New Ohio State University Michael V. Drake address the university's board of trustees.
10:05PM
January 29, 2014

University of California Irvine Chancellor, Michael Drake, will be named president of the Ohio State University Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m., WOSU has confirmed.

More Than 54,000 Ohioans Apply Online For Medicaid

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Fifty-four thousand Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid since the program was expanded late last year.
3:35PM
January
29, 2014

Ohio officials say they’ve received more than 54,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.

Columbus School Audit Finalized, Case Heads To Prosecutors

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Columbus Superintendent Dan Good says the district has already made some response to Auditor Dave Yost's findings.
9:56AM
January
29, 2014

The investigation into data rigging at the Columbus City Schools is now in the hands of criminal investigators. State Auditor Dave Yost, in wrapping up his probe, said school administrators played “fast and loose” with attendance figures along with students’ grades and other data.

Subzero Temps Don’t Stop Homeless Count

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Last year's homeless count found more than 12,000 people living outside or in shelters across the state.
8:56AM
January
29, 2014

Teams of volunteers were braving subzero temperatures across the state early Wednesday for the annual statewide census of homelessness.