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Study Finds Girls Want Validation

12:00AM
February
16, 2011

Yes, girls talk about the latest fashion trends and if they’re fat or what boy is the cutest. But a study released today by The Women’s Funds of Central Ohio shows there’s more to girls than inane gossip. WOSU reports the study found girls are complex and want to feel validated.

Survey: Central Ohioans Want NBA Team, Dislike Sprawl, Like Small-Town Feel

12:00AM
April
14, 2010

An NBA team, more transportation options and sustainable living those are some of the desires of Central Ohioans. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission released results of an online survey Wednesday that reveals what some people want for the area’s future.

120 O-DOT Plows On Central Ohio Roadways

12:00AM
February
9, 2010

As the snow continues to fall, local and state plows are out trying to clear the roads. WOSU spoke with the Ohio Department of Transportation to find out what they’re doing in the Central Ohio area.

August Home Sales Show Slight Improvement in Columbus Area

12:00AM
September
24, 2009

August home sales figures for central Ohio show the average price for houses rose by about one percent compared to July.

Thousands of Central Ohioans Will Lose Health Insurance

12:00AM
August
19, 2009

Thousands of Central Ohioans will lose their health insurance provider in early October. Officials at the Ohio Department of Insurance say Physicians Assurance Corporation is bankrupt.

Foreclosures Mount in Central Ohio Suburbs

This foreclosed home on Quin Abbey Court was the result of a money laundering scam.
12:00AM
August
18, 2009

In Columbus, the largest numbers of foreclosures are in Hilltop, Linden, and Southside. But as the recession deepens, suburbs are finding they’re not immune to the housing crisis.

Federal And Local Officers Make Over 160 Arrests In June

Operation FALCON made 169 arrests during the month of June.
12:00AM
July
9, 2009

US Marshals partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies to make 169 arrests in Central Ohio during the month of June.

Columbus Light Rail System Still Millions of Dollars Away

12:00AM
February
20, 2009

Ohio’s share of the Federal Reinvestment and Recovery Act does not, as officials had hoped, contain funding for a light rail system in Columbus. The Central Ohio Transit Authority wanted several hundred million dollars for the project. Instead, COTA is expected to receive much less.

Community College Enrollment Grows in Slowing Economy

12:00AM
February
4, 2009

As unemployment numbers increase, more laid-off workers are taking a different approach to the job market. Enrollment at community colleges and technical schools is growing. WOSU takes a look at this changing trend in higher education.

As Gas Prices Soar, Some Commuters Turn to the Bus

12:00AM
June
19, 2008

An official with the Central Ohio Transit Authority says high gasoline prices are causing more people to ride the bus.