This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
As doctors in West Africa continue to fight the deadly virus, health officials in Ohio say they’re preparing for a potential Ebola threat.
During the strike, Reynoldsburg administrators have relied more on computers in classrooms to keep students learning. The district scrambled to purchase enough computer tablets to supply each high school student.
Three days before its season opener, the Columbus Blue Jackets today signed Ryan Johansen to a three year contract. Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekelainen says the deal came after he told Johansen it was decision time.
When a toxic algae bloom forced Toledo to shutdown its water supply for several days, state and local officials vowed a quick response. A state task force recommends cutting phosphorous run-off from fields and lawns by 40 percent. Among possible options, a new tax. Phosphorous and nitrogen are key ingredients for growing corn and other [...]
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says the company has exposed workers to machine hazards at the South Parsons Avenue plant.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says it has permitted 17 more horizontally-fracked wells in five eastern counties. The state permits allow for more oil and gas development in an area known as the Utica shale.
After three reported week-end sexual assaults, Ohio State University campus police issued a safety alert for students and staff. Campus and Columbus police say none of the three assaults appears to be linked to a single suspect.
A teacher’s strike in Reynoldsburg enters its second full week Monday. Negotiators for the Reynoldsburg Board of Education and Reynoldsburg Education Association met Sunday with a federal mediator. But, little progress was reported. The meeting ended without agreement.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has a plan to improve water quality in Lake Erie and other Great Lakes. The announcement comes in the wake of a crisis in Toledo where water supply was turned off temporarily for a half-million residents when toxic algae bloomed. The crisis has galvanized calls for a clean-up among consumers, farmers, and researchers.