WOSU News Archives For: April 22, 2014

Fewer Houses Available For Sale In March Compared To March 2013

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An extended winter has caused fewer homes being on the market in March 2014.
4:27PM
April
22, 2014

This year’s extended cold weather might have delayed Central Ohioans putting their homes up for sale.

Prosecutors Criticize Ohio Death Penalty Review

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A group of Ohio prosecutors takes exception to a recent report on the death penalty that would limit the use of lethal injection to only the worst cases.
2:58PM
April 22, 2014

Prosecutors are criticizing final proposals in a report about Ohio’s capital punishment law, calling them anti-death penalty.

Court Critical Of Ohio Law Punishing Campaign Lies

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U. S. Supreme Court Justices cast doubt on the constitutionality of an Ohio law restricting political campaign speech.
2:13PM
April
22, 2014

The Supreme Court is expressing serious doubts about the constitutionality of an Ohio law that bars people from making false statements about political candidates during a campaign.

Ballot Board OKs Gay Marriage Proposal

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The amendment is not related to a federal judge's recent decision ordering Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states.
10:54AM
April
22, 2014

The Ohio Ballot Board agreed Tuesday that the proposed “Freedom to Marry and Religious Freedom Amendment” contains a single constitutional amendment, clearing the way for the effort to move on to the signature gathering phases.

Court Upholds Ohio Killer’s Death Sentence Again

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Ohio Supreme Court upholds death sentence of man found guilty of murder while on parole for murder.
10:37AM
April
22, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally shot his girlfriend three decades ago while on parole for killing his wife.

Ohio Supreme Court Puts Sheriff On Ballot For Committee Post

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Ohio Supreme Court rules Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott will be on the primary ballot as a candidate for a county Democratic Party post.
9:52AM
April 22, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered that a central Ohio sheriff be put back on the May primary ballot for a Democratic party committee post.

Jackets Blow Two Goal Lead, Fall In Game Three

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Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets makes a glove save as Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus' Ryan Murray battle for position.
7:43AM
April
22, 2014

Columbus once again blew a two-goal lead in route to dropping Game Three of their playoff series against Pittsburgh.

Ohio Vineyards Evaluate Big Losses From Harsh Winter

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Ohio vineyards evaluate the extensive winter damage to European grapes.
6:43AM
April
22, 2014

Ohio grape growers are still assessing the damage from this past winter’s severe cold weather. Some experienced a total loss of their best crops and are hoping for federal help to plant new grape vines for local wineries.