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Somali Immigrant Sentenced on Terrorist Charges

27, 2007

A federal judge in Columbus has sentenced a Somali immigrant to 10 years in prison for plotting to blow up an Ohio shopping mall. It’s the sentence Nuradin Abdi had accepted as part of a plea deal made in July.<

Ohio’s Zack Space: The Accidental Congressman?

Rep. Zack Space meets with hospital officials in Nelsonville, OH. Space represents the 18th congressional district.
August 16, 2007

First term Rep. Zack Space is back home in Ohio’s 18th District making the rounds while Congress is in summer recess. Some critics call him ‘the accidental congressman.’ Space, a Democrat, is the first to admit he would not be in office today had it not been for the downfall of his predecessor, Republican Bob Ney. Even though the next election is more than a year away, Space is already campaigning. And so is the opposition.

Chief Executive at OSU Medical Center Takes Job in Atlanta.

23, 2007

The head of Ohio State University’s Medical Center is leaving. O-S-U announced today that Doctor Fred Sanfilipo will take a similar post at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. Emory is Georgia’s largest healthcare system. Doctor Sanfillipo served as C-E-O of Ohio State’s Medical Center for seven years.