WOSU News Archives For: June 25, 2014

Columbus Advances In Democratic National Convention Site Selection

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Columbus moves closer to hosting the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
3:05PM
June
25, 2014

Columbus is one step closer to hosting a national political convention in 2016. Members of the Democratic National Committee are expected to visit the city later this summer.

A Third Troubled Hotel On Columbus’ North Side Will Close For Now

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A judge orders a crime-plagued Super 8 Motel on Dublin Granville Road to close for now.
12:42PM
June 25, 2014

A third north Columbus hotel will be shutting down at least temporarily because of reported crime problems.

Some Coumbus Schools Staff Risk Loss Of Certification

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Some Columbus educators face loss of certification after academic audit of attendance and grade manipulation
12:20PM
June
25, 2014

The state says about 60 educators in Columbus city schools could lose their licenses because of the recent attendance data-scrubbing scandal.

Kasich Denies Any Involvement In Suarez Case

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Kasich says he "may have had a meeting with (Suarez) a long time ago", but he denies any involvement in the case against Suarez.
8:23AM
June 25, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he “may have had a meeting” with embattled businessman Benjamin Suarez, but he says he’s not involved in the campaign finance case and Kasich’s testimony would serve no purpose.