WOSU News Archives For: July 15, 2014

Police Check Report Of Possible Shooting At Ohio University

Police are working to clear other buildings near the East Green of Ohio University.
Police are working to clear other buildings near the East Green of Ohio University.
4:29PM
July 15, 2014

Campus police are investigating a report of a possible shooting at an Ohio University residence hall. University spokeswomen say officers were checking on a report of a possible shooting Tuesday afternoon at the Athens campus in southeastern Ohio.

Franklin County Voters Get Children Services Funding Request

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Franklin County voters will decide renewal property tax levy for Children Services
4:03PM
July 15, 2014

Franklin County voters will decide a renewal tax levy in November for Children Services. County Commissioners Tuesday placed the 1-point 9 mill levy on the fall ballot.

National Accounting Group Recognizes Ohio Treasury

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Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel's office has been nationally recognized for money saving innovations.
3:22PM
July
15, 2014

A national government accounting group is recognizing innovations at the Ohio treasury.

Maggots In Food Among New Prison Food Complaints

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Complaints of maggots, food and staffing shortages plague Ohio's prison vendor.
12:49PM
July 15, 2014

Maggots in food, staffing shortages and multiple reports of running out of food are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the contract to serve food to Ohio inmates.

Akron Plans Party For LeBron’s Homecoming

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Akron prepares to celebrate the return of Lebron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
11:01AM
July 15, 2014

LeBron James’ hometown is planning a big party for his homecoming. Akron city spokeswoman Stephanie York says details of the event are still in the works – but it will be big.

Ballot Board Clears Language For Clean Energy Initiative

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Former head of the U.S. Energy Dept, Steven Chu talks about energy sources like natural gas and windmills.
9:57AM
July
15, 2014

The group “Yes for Ohio’s Energy Future” can now collect signatures for a ballot initiative to invest $13 billion in bonds into solar, wind, and other alternative energy projects.

State School Board To Hear Complaints About Charter Schools

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The FBI and other authorities are investigating schools in Ohio and other states that are affiliated with an influential U.S.-based Muslim cleric, Fetullah Gulen.
7:43AM
July 15, 2014

The FBI and other authorities are investigating schools in Ohio and other states that are affiliated with an influential U.S.-based Muslim cleric, Fetullah Gulen.