WOSU News Archives For: February 25, 2014

Former Ohio State Player Pleads To Drug Charges

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Ray Small has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges.
10:54AM
February 25, 2014

A former Ohio State University football player previously caught up in the school’s memorabilia scandal faces a four-year prison term after pleading guilty to drug trafficking.

Governor Touts Ohio Economy, Democrats See Trickle Down

John Kasich
Ohio Governor John Kasich touted tax cuts during his fourth State of the State address in Medina.
5:13AM
February 25, 2014

Gov. John Kasich gave his fourth State of the State speech last night in Medina. Kasich touted his tax cuts, and said he wants the top income tax rate to be below 5 percent.

Demand For Specialty High Schools Up As Others Face Closure

Brookhaven High School
Two Columbus City High Schools are under consideration for closure. Brookhaven High School (pictured) is one of them. If it closes, it would be the district's first high school closure since 1982. District officials say declining enrollment and a budget deficit are reasons for the possible closures.
5:00AM
February
25, 2014

For the first time in more than 30 years, Columbus City Schools has proposed closing high schools. The district faces a budget deficit and enrollment has been on the decline. But the growing popularity of high school specialization and school choice also play a role in the closure decisions.