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More Troops Going From Combat to Class

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden speak about their Joining Forces initiative following the kick off performance of the fifth installment of The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families at the Franklin County Veterans Memorial in Columbus, Ohio April 14, 2011.
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April
14, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama arrives in Columbus later today to tout job services for military veterans and their families. Mrs. Obama’s stop is part of a “Joining Initiatives” tour. The tour is an effort to help veterans and their families make a transition from deployments to civilian life.

Ohio Pharmacy Professors Conduct FaceBook Survey

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January 31, 2011

Vast majority of Ohio pharmacy professors says they would not send friend requests to their students.

OSU Might Change Policy That Allows Students’ Religious Clubs To Exclude Certain People

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January
24, 2011

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this past summer may have implications for some student organizations at Ohio State University. As WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports, officials are trying to decide if religious clubs should continue to be able to exclude certain students.

Wanted: Tech-Savvy Poll Workers

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October
7, 2010

It’s less than a month away from Election Day. And the Franklin County Board of Elections continues to train poll workers. WOSU reports there’s a steady shift in who’s working the polls.

Present Employment Prospects Gloomy For Recent College Graduates

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August
26, 2010

Recent college graduates are grumbling. They’re finding out that it’s not as easy as they thought it would be to find a job in their chosen field.

College Program for Seniors Ending

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July
9, 2010

After 5 years, a life-long learning program for seniors at Columbus State Community College will end. The school says it wants to focus more on job services for those over 50. Some seniors are not happy about the decision.

Hocking College Threat

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January
26, 2010

Hocking College officials in southeast Ohio are taking action to safeguard students after a threat on campus last week targeted black students. Counselors are on hand to empower students.

Central Ohio Nursing Schools Flood Local Job Market

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November
8, 2009

Health officials say that there are three million nurses in the United States. But they also continue to warn that there’s a nursing shortage. They say the number of jobs going unfilled will grow dramatically in the next 15 years. But in Central Ohio, that doesn’t seem to be the case – at least not yet.

Ohio Casinos ‘A Zero-Sum Game’ According to Issue 3 Study

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September
29, 2009

An economic study commissioned by Ohio’s bar owners says a casino proposal is a zero-sum game that will simply replace established jobs. The Hiram College Public Policy Research Group released a study Tuesday questioning the jobs promised by the casino plan.

Local Colleges And Universities Plan For Swine Flu Outbreaks

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September
2, 2009

Flu season is approaching and Ohio colleges and universities are watching for outbreaks of swine flu. Several schools already report cases. Here in Central Ohio, schools say they are making contingency plans in the event of a campus-wide outbreak.