WOSU News Archives For: June 17, 2014

Ohio Elections Chief Sets New Early Voting Hours

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted sets early voting hours after a federal judge's order.
4:28PM
June 17, 2014

Ohio’s elections chief has issued new early voting hours for the final days before Election Day following a federal judge’s order last week.

Ohio Attorney Sentenced For Theft From Elderly

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Ohio attorney sentenced to prison for stealing from clients.
3:16PM
June
17, 2014

Ohio’s attorney general says an attorney convicted of stealing from western Ohio residents while acting as their guardian has been sentenced to prison.

Federal Appeals Court To Weigh Gay Marriage Cases

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear gay marriage cases this summer.
12:45PM
June
17, 2014

A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in gay marriage fights in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Funeral Scheduled For Columbus Children Killed In Israel

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Sarah Levy, left, and Yishai Levy, right, were killed by their father in Israel.
12:13PM
June 17, 2014

A funeral has been scheduled for a Columbus brother and sister fatally stabbed in Israel where police say the children’s father confessed to the crime.

Columbus Council Approves $500,000 To Move Santa Maria Replica

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Columbus' Santa Maria replica is in the way of Scioto River improvements. It will be renovated and then moved to an undetermined location along the downtown riverfront.
8:17AM
June
17, 2014

The city says the replica of explorer Christopher Columbus’ flagship is getting in the way of a $35.5 million project narrowing the Scioto River and adding dozens of acres of green space.