Historical Society Facing Budget Problems

12:00AM
March
5, 2009

Big changes are on the way for the Ohio Historical Society. Budget deficits have left the Society unable to guarantee a continuation of operations past June. Executive director and CEO, Bill Laidlaw is asking state lawmakers for more money as the society restructures. But WOSU’s Lauren Schmoll reports nearly 20 historical sites may have to close.

Mayor Announces Selection Process for Chief

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12:00AM
January 15, 2009

Mayor Michael Coleman announced Thursday the selection process for choosing the next Chief of Police for the City of Columbus.

Voters Wait Hours at Veterans Memorial

12:00AM
November
3, 2008

More than 50,000 people have cast their vote early and in person in Franklin County, and some people have waited more than five hours in line.

Cuts to Force Temporary Closure of Historic Sites

12:00AM
October
29, 2008

The Ohio Historical Society plans to close 14 historic sites and museums for one week next spring because of budget cuts and a revenue shortfall.

Cheating Prevails on College Campuses

12:00AM
October
27, 2008

A team of professors from the Ohio State University Newark is working to identify the psychology behind students who don’t cheat in their schoolwork.They found students who score higher on tests of empathy, courage, and honesty are the least likely to cheat. But studies show 50 to 80 percent of college students have cheated at some point, leaving honest students in the minority.

Central Ohioans React to Wall Street

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October
6, 2008

The Dow dipped below ten thousand for the first time in four years, even as the Treasury Department works to implement the $700 billion Wall Street bailout bill passed on Friday.

The Phelps Effect – Kids Flocking to the Pool, Swim Teams

12:00AM
August
20, 2008

As the Olympics are winding down, many American kids are just starting to get wound up about their chances for winning gold.

Trains Can Provide Options for Commuters

12:00AM
July
9, 2008

Passenger rail is a big part of Ohio’s history and some are hoping it will also play a role in Ohio’s future. The Ohio Hub project would link Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland to much of the nation by rail. Governor Strickland supports the plan, but as WOSU’s Lauren Schmoll reports… It will still face many challenges.

Ohio Child Protection Agencies Try a New Way of Dealing with Cases of Child Abuse and Neglect

12:00AM
July
7, 2008

The state of Ohio now has a new tool for dealing with cases of child abuse and neglect.