WOSU News Archives For: June 2, 2014

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Unveiling Caps Three-Year Journey

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Ohio Governor and artist Daniel Libeskind reflect on the Holocaust Memorial at the Ohio Statehouse
4:44PM
June
2, 2014

Monday’s Holocaust Memorial unveiling at the Ohio Statehouse marks the end of a three year saga from conception to creation. The story includes some controversy and the resignation of a top Statehouse official.

Jury Selection For Benjamin Suarez Trial Underway

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Jury selection is underway in the trial of Benjamin Suarez in Northeast Ohio. Suarez is accused of illegally contributing to the political campaigns of two Republican politicians.
1:20PM
June
2, 2014

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a northeast Ohio businessman accused of funneling illegal campaign contributions to two Republican candidates.

Ohio Bill Curbing Carbon-Rule Impact Advances

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A bill with bipartisan support would require any such plan from Ohio to protect electric affordability and reliability and to minimize effects on industrial, commercial and residential consumers
12:17PM
June
2, 2014

Ohio lawmakers are expected to take swift action on legislation intended to limit the impact of federal plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030.

Six Indicted In Cleveland Chase and Fatal Shooting

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Timothy Russell (left) and Malissa Williams were killed by Cleveland Police after a chase that ended with 137 shots fired by officers. Police claimed they were fired on first, although a gun was never recovered.
11:18AM
June
2, 2014

Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams were killed in the chase in November 2012. Police claimed they were fired on first, although no guns were recovered.