Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: June 9, 2014
Ohio’s governor has issued an executive order to let pharmacists administer vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella as two outbreaks continue to grow.
Columbus city leaders say they’ll spend millions of dollars on a starter education program. The funds will be used to expand pre-school programs for 4-year olds. The pre-K expansion makes good on a recommendation made last year by Mayor Michael Coleman’s Education Commission.
Ohio’s auditor is offering guidance to public officials who want to conduct telephone town halls using taxpayer money.
Ohio’s most popular amusement park reopened Monday morning after a water main break caused the park to shut down for the weekend.
Ohio is emerging as a global center of research in a branch of physics thatâ€™s stymied scientists for decades. Itâ€™s called Terahertz radiation, a band of light waves with potential uses that range from detecting cancer to uncovering art forgeries.
As many school years wind down this week, education officials are worried about the impact of the “summer slide, or the regression of students’ skills during their scholastic breaks.
Three universities are getting bomb-sniffing dogs through a pilot program that officials eventually hope to expand throughout Ohio’s state universities.
The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments this week about traffic cameras, though that doesn’t signal a stop yet to the growing legal challenges to their use in ticketing motorists for running red lights or speeding.
Authorities in northern Ohio say they a high-speed chase ended in the arrest of a 25-year-old man accused of kidnapping a 2-year-old boy and demanding ransom from his family.
OSU recently launched a campaign aimed at preventing sexual violence and its raising eyebrows. A campaign at Ohio State called â€œConsent is Sexyâ€ has a goal of preventing sexual assaults. The university has posted signs on restroom doors, on campus buses, in dormitories, and in sorority and frat houses.