4 Candidates Likely To Appear On Columbus Mayoral Primary Ballot

4, 2015

The Franklin County Board of Elections says 3 Democrats and one Republican have submitted paperwork to run for mayor of Columbus.

WOSU-TV’s Columbus Neighborhoods Series Profiles Bexley

The Drexel
The Drexel is a Main Street focal point in Bexley
4, 2015

WOSU-TV presents the tenth installment of the Columbus Neighborhoods series. This latest documentary profiles the city of Bexley.

Horizon Program Reduces Recidivism, Proponents Say

Volunteers from the community -- Outside Brothers -- mentor inmates -- Inside Brothers -- at an Ohio state prison.
2, 2015

The national recidivism rate – the number of ex-convicts who return to prison – is about 40 percent. Ohio’s rate is 27 percent. State officials credit Ohio’s relatively low recidivism on community programs that mentor inmates.

Number of Columbus Police Shootings Down

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs
January 28, 2015

Two years ago, a WOSU investigation found that in 2011 and 2012 Columbus police shot more people per capita than police in New York City. But in the last year the number of police shootings by Columbus officers has dropped.

Yoga Transforms Businesswoman’s Life

Chan Hemintranont
Chan Hemintranont leads a yoga session at Pai Yoga and Fitness
January 20, 2015

Yoga is a centuries-old practice that proponents say enriches the body, mind and spirit. For a central Ohio businesswoman, her encounter with Yoga has been transformational.

Fans Greet Buckeyes As They Return To Ohio State Campus

Two Buckeyes fans were among hundreds who turned out to welcome the team back to campus.
14, 2015

The Ohio State University Buckeyes are home now after their triumphant win over the Oregon Ducks. Buses carrying players and coaches rolled up to the Woody Hayes football complex just before sunset.

New Whitehall Library Reflects 21st Century Architectural Design

Artist's rendering of Whitehall's new library branch
5, 2015

The library is evolving. Once a repository for books, there’s been a shift in emphasis. Library officials say that customers’ needs are growing. And that calls for a new architectural concept.

Is There A Future For The Traditional Christmas Card?

Christmas Card
Several thousand greeting card companies in the U.S. and Canada must find new ways to attract customers for their Christmas and holiday cards
19, 2014

Christmas card sales have dropped steadily in recent years. But card companies are using technology to try to keep the tradition alive.

Columbus Businessman Revives Bronzed Baby Shoe Popularity

Baby shoes in a bright bronze finish
12, 2014

Back in the 1930s, a Columbus kindergarten teacher had a dream. Violet Shinbach went door to door selling the idea of bronzed baby shoes. The idea was a hit with Americans coast to coast. The company she founded is still in business under the able leadership of her grandson, Robert Kaynes.