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Central Ohioans Celebrate President Barack Obama’s Inauguration

Bishop Watterson students watch Barack Obama take the inaugural stage to become the nation's first African-American president.
January 20, 2009

In workplaces, schools and at homes, Central Ohioans stopped what they were doing to witness history. WOSU reporters watched the inauguration with three groups of people. WOSU’s Sam Hendren leads off our coverage. He watched the ceremony at the Martin Luther King Center on Columbus’ Mount Vernon Avenue.

Pope accepts resignation of Columbus bishop

14, 2004

The pope has accepted the resignation today of Bishop James Griffin of Columbus. The 70-year-old Griffin says age and arthritis are forcing him to retire.