WOSU News Archives For: July 9, 2014

Columbus Zoo Won’t Try Levy Proposal On November Ballot

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Speaking about the failed May ballot issue, one board member said “We sat on our haunches hoping Jack Hanna would carry us through.”
8:13PM
July
9, 2014

The board of directors of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has voted to forego a levy request on the November ballot.

New OSU President Outlines Priorities

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OSU President Michael Drake outlined some of his priorities with reporters after about a week on campus.
4:48PM
July
9, 2014

Ohio State University’s new president is settling in after about a week on the job. Michael Drake sat down with reporters to outline some of his priorities as he begins his tenure on campus.

City Promoter Hopes Cleveland Convention Pick Will Help Columbus

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Promoters of Columbus think the RNC's choice of Cleveland to host its 2016 convention will boost Columbus' chances with Democrats.
1:38PM
July
9, 2014

Columbus city leaders ponder what Cleveland winning the 2016 GOP convention means for Columbus’ chances of hosting Democrats the same year.

New Ohio State President Outlines Mission, Vision

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New Ohio State University President Michael Drake announces the University's mission; vision
1:24PM
July
9, 2014

Ohio State University’s new president is ready to outline some of his priorities as he begins work on campus.

Central Ohio Man Fighting Extradition On Murder Conviction

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Prosecutors say the Albanian government is clear that Hasani is the correct suspect.
12:21PM
July
9, 2014

A Groveport man who is fighting extradition to Albania to face prison on a murder conviction says authorities have got the wrong guy.

Men Charged With Leaving Overdose Victim On Roadside

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says Nicholas McCord (left) and Corey Roberts (center) left Jordyn Hollingsworth's body on a roadside after she died of a heroin overdose.
8:50AM
July 9, 2014

Two local men are charged with abuse of a corpse after police say they dumped a woman’s body on a secluded road after she died from an apparent heroin overdose.