WOSU News Archives For: February 18, 2014

Hudson Formally Joins CCS Board

Mary Jo Hudson
Mary Jo Hudson (r) formally joined the Columbus City School Board Tuesday night. Hudson takes the seat vacated by long-time member Carol Perkins who recently retired.
8:26PM
February
18, 2014

Columbus City Schools Board of Education’s newest member Mary Jo Hudson joined the board for her first meeting last night.

Democrats Will Have A Primary In Ohio Governor’s Race

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Signatures collected by little-known Democrats Larry Ealy and Ken Gray were certified by the Ohio Secretary of State's Office allowing the pair to face Democrat Ed FitzGerald and his running mate in the May primary.
2:47PM
February
18, 2014

Ohio will have a Democratic primary in the governor’s race.

Dad Of Ohio Boy Killed By Van Accused Of Fake ID

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Immigration officials say an Ohio man who accidentally ran over his son used fake identification to enter the country.
1:47PM
February
18, 2014

A federal complaint alleges that a central Ohio man suspected of accidentally killing his 4-year-old son never applied for permanent U.S. residence and used fake identification.

Document Shows ODNR Marketing Industry It Regulates

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources crafted a communications plan to educate Ohioans about horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in state parks. That plan categorized groups in the state as allies and adversaries; and warned that the department’s efforts would be met with “zealous resistance by environmental activists.”
9:53AM
February
18, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources crafted a communications plan to educate Ohioans about horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in state parks, that warned the department’s efforts would be met with “zealous resistance by environmental activists.”

Columbus Curling Club Gets Boost From Olympics

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A member of the Columbus Curling Club slides a stone across the ice.
8:30AM
February
18, 2014

The sport that usually toils in obscurity garners a lot of interest once every four years during the winter Olympics. That’s happening once again in Columbus.