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Ohio Health Department Urges Vaccines As Classes Start

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8:10PM
August 16, 2014

The Ohio Department of Health is urging parents to make sure children are up-to-date on vaccinations to protect them and their classmates as they begin a new school year.

Fired OSU Band Director Details Changes In Report

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Fired OSUMB director Jon Waters said he worked for two years to reduce inappropriate nicknames given to first-year members.
5:16PM
July 31, 2014

From the beginning, fired Ohio State band director Jon Waters has vowed to clear his name. Waters claims he was in the process of making changes to the OSU band culture before the investigation that cost him his job. Those changes are detailed in a report Waters gave investigators last month.

Ohio State To Form Task Force After Band Scandal

8:03PM
July
26, 2014

Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band’s director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.

TBDBITL Director Out Of Job Over “Serious Cultural Issues”

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The Ohio State University Marching Band director Jon Waters has been fired after an investigation revealed a sexually-charged culture in the band.
7:02PM
July
24, 2014

In his two years as director of the OSU Marching Band, Jonathan Waters was praised for using technology to develop complex routines that went viral on the web. Now Jon Waters is out of a job. OSU fired him after an investigation found what officials call “serious cultural issues.” Waters intends to clear his name.

OSU Rakes In $404 Million In Donations In Fiscal Year

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The donations reported in the fiscal year ending June 30 were just shy of the record $407 million in 2011-12.
9:02AM
July
22, 2014

Ohio State University says it took in a near-record $404 million in donations in the past 12 months.

Former OSU Pediatrician Gets 12 Months In Child Porn Case

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Pelloski cited a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy in seeking a lighter sentence.
12:15PM
July
11, 2014

A former top pediatrician at Ohio State University is headed to prison after pleading guilty to a child pornography charge.

Concealed Carry Group Sues OSU Over Gun Ban

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The lawsuit says the OSU policy violates state law because it bans students from keeping guns locked in their cars, which is permitted at universities under state law.
8:00AM
July 8, 2014

A pro concealed carry group has filed suit against Ohio State University, saying the school’s gun ban is too broad and violates state law.

Drake Takes Over At OSU

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Drake, the university's first black president, begins work today.
7:49AM
June 30, 2014

Michael Drake becomes the first African-American president at Ohio State University when he assumes the school’s top post today.

In-State Ohio State University Students Spared Tuition Increase

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Ohio State freezes in-state tuition for the coming academic year
12:10PM
June 6, 2014

Ohio residents attending Ohio State University won’t see an increase in tuition this fall from the previous year. The university’s board of trustees voted unanimously Friday to freeze tuition at current levels for in-state students. Non-resident students will see a 5 percent increase in tuition. All students will pay slightly higher room and board fees [...]

Local World War II Veteran Remembers D-Day

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Wendell Ellenwood poses with his Army picture and several of his medals. They include, clockwise from top left: the French WWII Croix de Guerre, the Army Service Medal, the Bronze Star, the French WWII Croix de Guerre, the WWII Victory Medal,the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Euro-African-Middle East Campaign Medal.
5:29AM
June
6, 2014

Wendell Ellenwood grew up in southern Ohio and attended Ohio State University before enlisting in the Army. After returning from Europe he earned a Master’s degree, worked for the federal government, and returned home to run the OSU student union for 25 years.