WOSU News Archives For: March 6, 2014

Columbus Health Officials Confirm Outbreak Of Mumps At OSU

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Columbus Public Health confirms seven cases of mumps among students at Ohio State University.
3:19PM
March
6, 2014

Columbus Public Health officials today confirm an outbreak of mumps on Ohio State University’s campus. Spokesman Jose Rodriquez says his department is just learning of a cluster of seven cases of mumps on campus.

Cleveland Police Chief Announces New Chase Policy

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1:45PM
March
6, 2014

Cleveland’s police department is setting new guidelines dictating when officers can chase suspects.

Cleanup Progresses At Ohio Train Derailment Site

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Norfolk Southern Corp. reopened one of its two rail lines in Delaware where nearly three dozen train cars derailed.
12:34PM
March
6, 2014

Norfolk Southern Corp. has reopened one of its two rail lines at the central Ohio site where nearly three dozen train cars derailed, spilling the corn they were carrying.

Ohio High Court Strikes Down Child Enticement Law

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The Ohio Supreme Court rules Ohio's child enticement law is unconstitutional.
11:19AM
March
6, 2014

The Ohio Supreme court has thrown out Ohio’s child enticement law, saying it criminalizes innocent behavior. The decision puts the responsibility to rewrite the law on Ohio legislators.

Cleveland Leaders Hope Hotels Will Land Them Convention

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County and city leaders are hopeful a revamped downtown and new convention center can help Cleveland land the 2016 Republican National Convention.
9:05AM
March 6, 2014

Cleveland made bids to host political conventions in 2008 and 2012, but lost out both times. Local leaders are hopeful more hotel rooms and a new convention center will land them the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Tree-Killing Insect Threatens Hocking Hills Skyline

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The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid attacks and eventually kills trees in Hocking Hills.
5:30AM
March 6, 2014

An insect threatens a key tree in Ohio’s picturesque Hocking Hills. The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid attacks and eventually kills Hemlock trees. But the state of Ohio is fighting back.