WOSU News Archives For: April 25, 2014

1 Person Killed In Shooting In South Columbus

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Columbus police investigate the 27th homicide of 2014.
11:57AM
April
25, 2014

Columbus police are investing a fatal shooting that happened this morning in the 500 block of Mithoff Street on the south side.

Ohio Prisons Cracking Down On Smuggled Cellphones

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The Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Corrections is cracking down on cellphones smuggled into its prison.
11:22AM
April
25, 2014

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says it is cracking down on cellphones smuggled into the state’s prisons. New electronic equipment is able to track down the phones.

Kasich Outraises Opponent Fitzgerald In Campaign Dollars

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Governor Kasich is outraising his opponent Ed Fitzgerald in campaign money 5 to 1.
10:52AM
April 25, 2014

The money gap between the major party candidates for governor continues to grow. Governor Kasich is outraising his opponent Fitzgerald 5 to 1.

Retired OSU Professor Works To Preserve Genetically Superior Trees

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OSU Professor Emeritus Daniel Struve checks on buckeye seedlings
5:18AM
April
25, 2014

Daniel Struve may have retired from teaching horticulture but by no means has he given up his horticultural practice. He’s still working to grow genetically superior trees from seeds.

Columbus Fire Department Holds A Diversity Boot Camp

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Columbus fire engine.
5:00AM
April 25, 2014

The Columbus Fire Department will be holding a weekend long “boot camp” called “Can You Take the Heat,” starting today in Reynoldsburg. It’s part of an effort to attract a more diverse workforce within the department.