WOSU News Archives For: June 4, 2014

State Widens Attendance Data Probe Of Columbus City Schools

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The ODE will expand its investigation into attendance manipulation in Columbus City Schools.
4:21PM
June
4, 2014

The investigation into data manipulation of Columbus City Schools has expanded to look for more evidence of data scrubbing.

Top White House Aide To Visit 2 Ohio Veterans Affairs Hospitals

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A top White House aide is set to visit the Columbus Veterans' Affairs hospital Friday.
3:50PM
June
4, 2014

A top White House aide conducting a review of the embattled Veterans Affairs Department plans to visit two Ohio facilities this week.

Federal Court Won’t Rehear Ohio Libertarian’s Case For Ballot Spot

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A federal court in Cincinnati has refused to hear the Libertarian candidate for governor case for a place on the Ohio ballot.
3:30PM
June
4, 2014

A lawyer says the Libertarian Party of Ohio continues to seek a ballot position for its gubernatorial candidate despite a federal appeals court in Cincinnati declining to rehear an appeal.

Ohio Midterm Budget Bill Set To Get Final Votes

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Members of both the Ohio House and Senate are poised to vote on Governor Kasich's mid-year budget.
2:58PM
June
4, 2014

The governor’s sweeping midterm budget bill is slated for final votes in the state Senate and House Wednesday.

Ohio Graduation, Testing Changes Set For Vote

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hio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirement under a legislative compromise headed for approval.
2:40PM
June
4, 2014

Ohio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirements and receive free college-admission testing under a legislative compromise heading toward approval.

Epidemic Of Girls’ Knee Injuries Traced To Genetics And Training

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Even highly competitive female athletes are more prone to knee injuries than boys, both because of genes and physics. Sports training could reduce the risk of injury, but few programs offer it.
8:47AM
June
4, 2014

Girls are up to ten times more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries in sports like soccer and basketball. Some Ohio researchers say they’ve discovered that genetic differences help explain the disparity. But a lack of proper sports training is also partly to blame.

Columbus Boy Killed, Another Teen Charged In Accidental Shooting

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8:28AM
June
4, 2014

Police in Columbus say a 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by another teenager while they were playing with a handgun.

Democratic Congresswomen Rally In Columbus For Women’s Issues

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Former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was among the Democrats in Columbus on Tuesday to rally support for bills to require equal pay for women and raising the minimum wage.
7:31AM
June
4, 2014

A bus stop to rally support for equal pay for women and raising the minimum wage made a stop in Columbus on Tuesday.