In-State Ohio State University Students Spared Tuition Increase

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Ohio State freezes in-state tuition for the coming academic year
12:10PM
June 6, 2014

Ohio residents attending Ohio State University won’t see an increase in tuition this fall from the previous year. The university’s board of trustees voted unanimously Friday to freeze tuition at current levels for in-state students. Non-resident students will see a 5 percent increase in tuition. All students will pay slightly higher room and board fees [...]

Organic Lawn Care A Growing Trend In Central Ohio

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Many homeowners are switching to organic lawn care.
5:30AM
June
5, 2014

Once only used by a select few environmentally-conscious homeowners, organic lawn care is becoming mainstream. Organic signs are popping up on people’s lawns all over Central Ohio. Even name brand fertilizer companies are embracing the trend.

Ohioans Clash With Soaring Canada Goose Population

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Fred Buxton and Mickey
5:00AM
May
22, 2014

An estimated 85,000 Canada Geese live in Ohio. They don’t pose much of a problem in rural areas. But in urban areas Canada Geese make themselves right at home on landscaping and golf courses. Occasionally they’ll attack if provoked.

Beulah Park Shuts Down After 91 Years Of Horseracing

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In the winner's circle at Beulah Park
5:30AM
May
2, 2014

After 91 years of thoroughbred horseracing, Grove City’s Beulah Park shuts its gates.

Retired OSU Professor Works To Preserve Genetically Superior Trees

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OSU Professor Emeritus Daniel Struve checks on buckeye seedlings
5:18AM
April
25, 2014

Daniel Struve may have retired from teaching horticulture but by no means has he given up his horticultural practice. He’s still working to grow genetically superior trees from seeds.

Fewer Houses Available For Sale In March Compared To March 2013

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An extended winter has caused fewer homes being on the market in March 2014.
4:27PM
April
22, 2014

This year’s extended cold weather might have delayed Central Ohioans putting their homes up for sale.

Ohio High Court Likely To Hear Warrantless GPS Tracking Case

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Photo: Flickr
6:00AM
April
18, 2014

Whether police had the right to use GPS monitoring to catch a pair of Central Ohio home invasion suspects is going to the Ohio Supreme Court.

Central Ohio Mumps Cases Rise; College Vaccine Policies Differ

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WOSU Archive
6:31PM
April 8, 2014

As of April 8, 163 cases of mumps had been reported in Franklin and Delaware counties.

Sen. Brown Pushes Bill To Reform Student Loans

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WOSU Archive
4:25PM
April
1, 2014

Student loan debt in the U.S. now surpasses $1 trillion. Ohio’s senior U.S. senator Sherrod Brown blames the private loan industry for intentionally making loan terms difficult to understand. He’s pushing legislation that would make loan terms more clear. The bill is called the Know Before You Owe Private Student Loan Act.