A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
WOSU News Archives For: July 31, 2014
From the beginning, fired Ohio State band director Jon Waters has vowed to clear his name. Waters claims he was in the process of making changes to the OSU band culture before the investigation that cost him his job. Those changes are detailed in a report Waters gave investigators last month.
The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members when he was dismissed.
New surveys indicate consumers are feeling better. Consumer confidence is the highest in more than 5 years. The highest since the Great Recession. The brighter outlook is also evident this year along the Midway at the Ohio State Fair.
A new poll by Quinnipiac University says Obama’s approval rating in Ohio has slipped to 36 percent. The same survey in May gave him a 39-percent approval rating.
There are problems with maggots, food shortages and contraband in state prisons, and the committee that inspects those facilities is blaming a private vendor hired by the prison system.