WOSU News Archives For: August 7, 2014

A Look At Elevator Pitches For 2016 Democratic Convention

T-shirt wore by participants at rally welcoming Democratic National Party at a rally outside Nationwide Arena on Wednesday.
T-shirt wore by participants at rally welcoming Democratic National Party at a rally outside Nationwide Arena on Wednesday.
4:42PM
August 7, 2014

A collection of civic, business and academic leaders from the five cities vying for the 2016 Democratic Convention provide a snapshot as to why their city should be chosen to host the convention.

OSU Officials Were Not Mandated To Fire Band Director

Ohio State has announced the firing of OSU Marching Band director Jon Waters.
The attorney for fired OSUMB director Jon Waters said the university was not required to terminate him until Title IX.
1:07PM
August
7, 2014

The attorney for fired Ohio State University Marching Band director said the university did not have to terminate him.

Dems In Columbus Another Day To Assess Site For 2016 Convention

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A Democratic team visits Columbus for a second day as it decides where to hold 2016 political convention.
12:27PM
August 7, 2014

State and local leaders plan to join Democratic planners to discuss Columbus’ bid to host the political party’s presidential convention in 2016.

Pedestrian Killed At Worthington Train Crossing

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9:50AM
August
7, 2014

Traffic was being diverted after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a freight train in Worthington early Thursday.

Former OSU Star, Greg Oden, Arrested For Punching A Woman

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Oden faces two counts of battery after allegedly punching a woman in the face early Thursday morning at his mother's home in suburban Indianapolis.
9:06AM
August 7, 2014

Greg Oden was booked in the Marion County Jail this morning in Indiana on two counts of battery. A police report says officers responded to Oden’s mother’s and “observed blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area of the victim’s face.”

State School Board Pres. Will Not Seek Re-Election

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Ohio Board of Education President Debe Terhar.
8:00AM
August 7, 2014

The head of the Ohio Board of Education says she will not seek re-election to that panel.