WOSU News Archives For: February 4, 2014

JPMorgan To Settle Columbus Harassment Suit

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. will settle a sexual harassment lawsuit for $1.5 million. The company is accused of allowing managers and bankers to harass female employees at its Polaris call center.
3:22PM
February
4, 2014

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit for nearly $1.5 million. The complaint alleges the company created a hostile work environment at its Polaris offices.

Ohio’s State Of The State: Average

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The State of Ohio is, for the most part, completely average.
2:40PM
February
4, 2014

Americans may be wondering why Ohio is “so important” but according to 14 metrics like per capita income and percentage of high school graduates, Ohio may be more accurately described as “average”.
Ohio landed in the middle of the road in nearly every “state of the state” metric examined in a recent article from Politico Magazine.

Franklin County Voters Will Decide Zoo Levy In May

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Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien snaps photo of Columbus Zoo snow leopard at Tuesday's County Commission meeting. Commissioners voted to place a permanent zoo tax levy on the May 6th ballot.
10:12AM
February
4, 2014

Franklin County voters will be asked in May to approve a one and a quarter mil levy for the Columbus Zoo.

Ohio Wildlife Officers Get Jobs Back

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16 of 18 Ohio wildlife officers are cleared of wrongdoing.
9:32AM
February
4, 2014

Sixteen of the 18 Ohio wildlife officers referred for illegal on-duty hunting by the state watchdog have been cleared by the state and returned to their jobs.

Central Ohio Braces For Another Big Winter Storm

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Snow and freezing rain are expected to begin falling across Central Ohio late Tuesday and stay in the region through much of Wednesday. Up to 4 inches possible.
8:20AM
February
4, 2014

What could be the biggest snow storm to hit Ohio this season is on the way later Tuesday and early Wednesday.

DeWine Denies Awarding Donors With State Contracts

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DeWine (left) denies accusations that his office tied state contracts to campaign donations, and he says Democratic challenger David Pepper is unqualified to be the state's top attorney.
7:51AM
February 4, 2014

Mike DeWine is defending himself against news reports and comments from his Democratic challenger that he’s running a “pay to play” system in awarding state contracts.

New Apartments Serve Military Veterans

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Military veteran Kenneth Perry in his apartment in the Commons at LIvingston.
5:00AM
February
4, 2014

Expansion of a Livingston Avenue apartment complex for some military veterans means more than just a place to stay. It’s a lifeline to a new beginning.