WOSU News Archives For: August 22, 2014

Saunders Park Area Residents Await Columbus Clean Up Decision

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A portion of Saunders Park on Columbus' near east side is fenced off after reports of contaminants in soil.
3:31PM
August
22, 2014

Columbus residents adjacent to Saunders Park on the near east side await a decision on park clean-up. But, it appears they’ll have a long wait.

Westerville Man Gets 100 Months In Prison For Tax Scheme

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12:16PM
August
22, 2014

The mastermind of a $3.5 tax fraud scheme that unraveled because the conspirators misspelled the names of common cities on forms has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.

Ohio Supreme Court Takes Up Mineral Rights Cases

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Shaded areas show the extent of Ohio's deep shale fields where geologists say natural gas and oil is trapped. Pending court decision could clarify mineral rights.
9:17AM
August 22, 2014

Big money is at stake in two cases argued this week before the Ohio Supreme Court. The decisions could change who profits from the boom in oil and gas drilling.

Reynoldsburg School Negotiators Return To Bargaining

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Reynoldsburg High School
9:02AM
August 22, 2014

Negotiators for Reynoldsburg teachers and the board of education will resume contract talks next month.