WOSU News Archives For: March 3, 2014

Columbus School Leaders Change Closing Recommendations

Brookhaven High School
Brookhaven High School (pictured) remains on the revised list of schools recommended for closing at the end of the current school year.
3:21PM
March
3, 2014

After two overflow public hearings, Columbus school leaders have changed their list of recommended school closings.

Gee Named Permanent President At WVU

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Members of the West Virginia University Board of Governors wear Gee's signature bow tie in a recent photo.
12:37PM
March
3, 2014

The university’s Board of Governors named the 70-year-old Gee to take over the permanent job on Monday during an emergency meeting in Morgantown.

Ohio Job Market Suffers Tech Disconnect

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Connect Ohio Executive Director, Stu Johnson, advocates for high speed internet and more worker training in Ohio. The organization is funded mostly by federal and state grants and contracts for services.
8:59AM
March
3, 2014

Ohio’s job market suffers from a kind of disconnect. A new report shows a technology gap between the needs of employers and the technological competence of workers.

Infant Dies In Hilltop Fire

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8:01AM
March
3, 2014

A makeshift memorial has appeared in front of the west Columbus home where Catherine Neese was killed Sunday afternoon.

Storm Hits Southern Ohio, Spares Columbus

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7:57AM
March 3, 2014

Columbus was largely spared, but many areas south of the city had snow plows out and students at home after the latest winter storm.