WOSU News Archives For: August 27, 2014

Pickerington Schools Spent Day On Lockdown Because Of Threat

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Pickerington North High School
3:55PM
August
27, 2014

Pickerington Local Schools were put under lockdown late this morning after a threat was phoned in to North High School.

Court Overturns Convictions In Amish Hair Attacks

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An appeals court overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish men and women found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks.
12:34PM
August
27, 2014

An appeals court has overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio.

Supreme Court Sides With Kasich On Security Documents

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12:12PM
August 27, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed with Gov. John Kasich in a battle over releasing his public schedule.

Road Salt Prices Increasing Up To 300 Percent For Ohio Counties

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Salt companies are saying last year’s seemingly endless winter drained their inventories, so the high costs are simply reflect how high the demand is compared to the limited supply.
8:45AM
August
27, 2014

It may be in the upper 80s today, but the state and local communities are already thinking about the coming winter. And they’re looking at some bills for road salt that are stopping them cold.

Bumper Crop Means Full Silos, Potentially Lower Prices

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One survey estimates a 25 percent increase in bushels of corn per acre compared to the state's three-year average.
8:21AM
August
27, 2014

Ohio farmers are looking at a potential bumper crop during the fall harvest, but that could be offset by lower prices and spoilage from some crops having to be stored outside.