WOSU News Archives For: August 13, 2014

Waters Praised In Final Job Review; Drake Holds Firm On Firing

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The Ohio State University Marching Band
1:35PM
August
13, 2014

For the first time since the decision was made in July, Ohio State University President Michael Drake answered questions about the decision to fire the band director. And he said it’s final. The statement was at Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club meeting. Drake was met by a group of protesters, former band members.

OSU: No Record Of Police At “Midnight Ramp” March

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A band alumni group says dozens have witnessed police at the events, and the lack of documentation probably indicates it was just "one of those wink-and-nod cool traditions."
10:58AM
August
13, 2014

Ohio State officials say there is no recent record of campus police attending an annual ritual where marching band members entered Ohio Stadium in their underwear.

Teen Charged In Fatal Shooting Of 14-Year-Old Girl

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Kirwin was fatally shot outside a home at 147 Dana Ave. in the Franklinton neighborhood.
9:02AM
August
13, 2014

Police say they’ve arrested a 16-year-old boy in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl on a Franklinton street.

State Changing Report Card Grades For 20 Columbus Schools

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The Ohio Department of Education is changing the report-card ratings for 20 Columbus schools that had cheated their way to better grades.
8:41AM
August
13, 2014

The Ohio Department of Education is changing the report-card ratings for 20 Columbus schools that had cheated their way to better grades.

Reynoldsburg Students Return To School Ahead Of Possible Strike

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Reynoldsburg High School
7:55AM
August 13, 2014

School starts today for some suburban Columbus districts, including Reynoldsburg, where the local teacher’s union has given their leaders the right to call a strike.