WOSU News Archives For: March 10, 2014

State To Buy New Raffle Machines Despite Vet Objections

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The new machines will be built Intralot, a Greek gaming company.
3:24PM
March
10, 2014

A state legislative panel has authorized the Ohio Lottery to spend $22.5 million to build and operate new electronic raffle machines for veterans’ posts and fraternal organizations. But most organizations say they don’t want the new machines.

Higher Ed Agency Approves WVU’s Selection Of Gee

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The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission today officially named Gordon Gee President of West Virginia University.
3:17PM
March
10, 2014

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has approved Gordon Gee’s appointment as West Virginia University’s permanent president.

Police: No Charges Against Shooter Who Acted In Self-Defense

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9:02AM
March
10, 2014

Columbus Police say a man who fatally shot another man at his home acted in self-defense.

Chillicothe City Council Looks To Cleanup Old Meth Labs

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"Meth" is often made from cold medicine combined with a cocktail of household cleaners.
8:59AM
March
10, 2014

The Chillicothe City Council is considering a long-debated measure to set standards on cleaning up old meth labs.

Why Does Ohio Have Such Erratic Gas Prices?

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Ohio gas prices have increased 35 cents in the past month but are still two cents lower than what Ohio drivers were paying a year ago.
8:51AM
March
10, 2014

Ohio gas prices have jumped 35 cents a gallon in the last month, but are still two cents lower than what Ohio drivers were paying a year ago. So why are Ohio gas prices so volatile?

Libertarians Fight Order To Remove Them From Ballot

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Charlie Earl (eft) and Steven Linnaberry say they have filed a legal challenge to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's ruling that both should be removed from the May primary ballot.
8:30AM
March
10, 2014

Two Libertarians being removed from Ohio’s May primary ballot have filed a legal challenge against the state.