WOSU News Archives For: March 20, 2014

Dayton Upsets Ohio State In NCAA Tournament

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Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta.
4:03PM
March 20, 2014

Vee Sanford scored on a layup with 3.8 seconds left to lift 11th-seeded Dayton to a 60-59 victory over sixth-seeded Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.

Ohio Court Grants Stay For Ex-Cop Who Was Freed

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The Ohio Supreme Court has blocked a lower court ruling that would have sent a former Akron police officer back to prison for his wife's murder.
2:57PM
March 20, 2014

Ohio’s highest court is temporarily blocking a ruling that says a former police captain should have been kept in prison even after his conviction in his ex-wife’s killing was overturned.

More OSU Mumps Cases Identified

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Health officials now say 37 people now have the mumps at Ohio State University.
9:46AM
March
20, 2014

Five more cases of mumps are confirmed in the outbreak of the viral infection at Ohio State University, bringing the total to 37.

OSU Readies For Rare Matchup With Dayton

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OSU seniors Lenzelle Smith Jr. (left) and Aaron Craft play their first game against the University of Dayton today. it's the first time the schools have played since 2008 and just the tenth time ever.
9:03AM
March
20, 2014

The Ohio State men’s basketball team tips off NCAA tournament play today against the University of Dayton, which is an interesting match-up for several reasons.

Bill To Allow Student Expulsions Without Convictions Clears House

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Current law allows for the expulsion of students who have committed crimes against other students or school staffers. This bill gives a superintendent the authority to expel a student who hasn’t committed a crime, but is thought to be a threat.
8:01AM
March
20, 2014

Lawmakers in the Ohio House have approved a new way for superintendents to deal with students they fear are a threat to others, to school staff or to the district.

Principals Sue For Jobs, $400,000 In Damages

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Tiffany Chavers, principal at Linden-McKinley STEM Academy, and Pamela Diggs, principal at Marion Franklin High School, are scheduled to be fired after a Tuesday school board vote. They filed suit a day later.
7:22AM
March 20, 2014

Two Columbus principals being fired by the school board for their alleged roles in a data rigging scandal are suing to keep their jobs.