WOSU News Archives For: August 12, 2014

TBDBITL Tryouts Begin Following Scandal

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Ohio State University Marching Band tryouts began this week, about two weeks after its director was fired following an investigation into a "sexualized" culture in the band.
3:23PM
August
12, 2014

Two-and-a-half weeks after the Ohio State University Marching Band director was fired, tryouts began for future members. Students were all business Tuesday morning as they vie for a spot on the elite squad.

Anesthesiologist: Condemned Ohio inmate suffered

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The 53-year-old McGuire was executed with a combination of drugs earlier this year..
1:39PM
August 12, 2014

An anesthesiologist working for the family of an Ohio inmate put to death during a prolonged execution says the prisoner experienced pain and suffering before he lost consciousness.

Long-Time Health Care Executive Charged With Embezzling $3 Million

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The Department of Justice says Satava created hundreds of checks using the names of people covered by the company, then forged their signatures and deposited the checks in a personal account.
11:15AM
August 12, 2014

A former executive with Ohio’s largest health insurance company has been charged with embezzling nearly $3 million over two decades.

Fired Band Director Continues Push To Regain Job

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Jonathan Waters was fired last month after an investigation that OSU officials say revealed "a culture conducive to sexual harassment."
11:05AM
August 12, 2014

The former director of the Ohio State University Marching Band appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher Tuesday to talk about his work to improve the band’s culture, and why he thinks his firing is unjust.

Ohio Shale Production Up Ten Fold Since 2012

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Utica production numbers are still far smaller than leading regions such as the Marcellus in Pennsylvania, the Bakken in North Dakota, or the Eagle Ford in Texas.
9:46AM
August
12, 2014

The report from the U.S. Energy information Administration found that production from the Utica region in eastern Ohio increased by more than 10 times over the last two years, from 115 million cubic feet per day in 2012 to an estimated 1.3 billion cubic feet per day by September 2014.

Well-Funded Medical Pot Campaign On The Horizon?

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A Quinnipiac poll in February showed 87 percent of Ohio voters support medical marijuana, and there are reports that a well-funded campaign is coming, modeled after the successful drive that casino backers made to the ballot.
7:58AM
August
12, 2014

Medical marijuana didn’t make the ballot this year, but there are reports that a well-funded campaign is coming.

Teenage Girl Killed On Columbus Street

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7:30AM
August
12, 2014

Columbus Police say a 14-year-old girl has been shot to death on a Franklinton street.