WOSU News Archives For: May 27, 2014

AEP Proposes Rate Cut For Residential Customers

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AEP proposes a rate cut to residential customers.
11:59AM
May 27, 2014

American Electric Power is planning to cut rates for most residential customers by more than 12 percent.

Attorney On Threats Made To Kasich: “They Won’t Tell Us Anything”

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The Ohio Department of Public Safety argues any records on threats made against the governor fall under a public records exemption for security records.
11:33AM
May
27, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court this morning heard arguments over a refused public records request for records on threats made against Gov. John Kasich.

Does Ohio Have Enough Oversight Of Booster Clubs?

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state has increased oversight of booster clubs, including making a club file a report with the attorney general's office if the club has more than $25,000 in assets
8:26AM
May 27, 2014

Two Mansfield boosters are headed to prison after pleading guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars. With that case in mind, WOSU’s sports podcast After the Score asked Ohio Attorney General MIke DeWine if the state has enough oversight of booster clubs.

Suspect, Passenger On Megabus Shot By Columbus Police

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7:29AM
May
27, 2014

Columbus Police say officers shot a man after he held what appeared to be a gun to the bus driver’s head and demanded control of the bus. Another passenger was also injured by police gunfire.

Central Ohio Planners Spend $1.4M On Climate Change Study

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A flooded Findlay, Ohio neighborhood on August 22, 2007.
5:23AM
May
27, 2014

Central Ohio government planners are spending more than a million dollars to study the possible impact of climate change on the region’s water supply. The expenditure comes as researchers and local government officials pay closer attention to volatile weather.