WOSU News Archives For: April 21, 2014

OSU Officials Issue Guidelines to Combat Mumps Outbreak

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Ohio State officials recommend nearly everyone attending or working at the University be vaccinated against the mumps virus.
2:57PM
April
21, 2014

Ohio State officials are taking a more aggressive tone in an effort to combat a mumps outbreak on the Columbus campus.

Jackets Fans Wait For ‘Last-Minute’ Tickets

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Blue Jackets fans arrived at Nationwide Arena at 6 a.m. for last-minute tickets for the third game in the first round of the playoff series. Some fans in line played cards, listened to music or read to pass the time.
12:48PM
April
21, 2014

The Blue Jackets host Pittsburgh, Monday, at Nationwide Arena in game three of the first round play-off series. Die-hard fans began to line up at the arena shortly before 6 a.m. for last-minute tickets that go on-sale at 5 o’clock.

Playoff Hockey Returns To Nationwide Arena

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The Blue Jackets have been to the playoffs once before. They were swept by the Detroit Red Wings in 2009.
11:18AM
April
21, 2014

For the first time in five years, Nationwide Arena will host a playoff NHL game as the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in game three of their first-round playoff series.

More Ohio Hog Farms Reporting Deadly Disease

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PED mainly affects piglets and has a nearly 100 percent mortality rate.
7:58AM
April
21, 2014

The virus known as PED mainly affects piglets and has a nearly 100 percent mortality rate.

Ohio “Campaign Lying Law” Goes Before U.S. Supreme Court

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The billboard campaign against Dem. U.S. Rep. Steve Driehaus was abandoned before any ads went up.
7:44AM
April
21, 2014

The case arose after an anti-abortion group falsely accused an Ohio Congressman of supporting taxpayer-funded abortion.

Some Immigrants In Columbus At Risk For Silent Killer

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An immigrant is screened for Hepatitis B.
6:08AM
April
21, 2014

Central Ohio is home to some 70,000 Asian immigrants. And advocates worry a silent deadly disease is hidden in the population. Immigrants from Asia and some African nations face a greater risk for Hepatitis B and may not know they have it.