Columbus College Student Grateful For Some Immigration Changes

ICE officers search cars at a border checkpoint.
25, 2014

Some immigrant families in Central Ohio are celebrating the President’s executive order, but hoping Congress will do more in the New Year.

Ohio State’s Tobacco Ban Making Some Progress

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Ohio State officials measure some progress in the nearly year long campus-wide smoking ban.
17, 2014

More universities in Ohio seek to implement a campus-wide tobacco ban. Akron and Kent State want to join Ohio State which started its tobacco ban nearly a year ago. University officials monitor progress in several ways according to Dr. Peter Shields with the James Cancer Hospital.

Two Westside Columbus Schools Close After Power Outage

Two west side school close due to a power outage.
November 10, 2014

Hilltonia Middle School and West Mound Elementary School will be closed today due to a power outage.

Ohio State Greenhouse Garden Grows Vegetables For Campus Dining

OSU Horticulture Professor James Metzger examines some of the green leafy lettuce students are growing at the greenhouse.
30, 2014

Ohio State University students and other volunteers have launched a greenhouse garden that will provide some fresh produce for student dining halls when it’s most needed.

Autistic Adults Receive Medical Care At Center Designed For Them

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Dr. Christopher Hanks examines autistic patient Bryan Gaunt.
20, 2014

Adults with autism struggle to find medical professionals who understand their needs. And the demand will continue to grow. That’s why some in the Central Ohio health care community direct their expertise to helping autistic adults.

The “Golden Voice” Returns To His Radio Roots In Central Ohio

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Ted Williams talks to WOSU reporter Debbie Holmes.
7, 2014

The Columbus man with the golden voice says he’s learned from his mistakes since becoming famous, and he’s taking on new challenges.

Ohio National Guard Troops Resume Training Schedule

The Ohio National Guard has resumed training exercises. The training was postponed in September because of budget considerations.
October 3, 2014

Ohio National Guard units resume their training schedules this weekend. Several thousand members of the Ohio Army National Guard were idled in September due to Congress’ inaction on a new federal budget.

African Community Groups Raise Money In Columbus To Fight Ebola

Several community groups in Columbus' African community are raising money to fight Ebola.
3, 2014

Several African community organizations in Columbus are uniting to raise $30,000 to fight the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.

Drones Forecast To Be Economic Boost to Springfield

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September 25, 2014

Springfield economic leaders see drones providing an economic boost to the city’s future.