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Central Ohio LOVES PBS Kids!

Central Ohio LOVES PBS Kids!

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

We know many families with young children access the PBS Kids website regularly, but little did we know how much central Ohio children love to play the educational games and watch videos on this innovative website.

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Worthington

Columbus Neighborhoods: Worthington

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

A library, a church and a school.  Those three institutions were created in Worthington long before any of the founding fathers from New England stepped foot in Ohio.  And through pioneer hardships, economic depressions and world wars, the citizens of Worthington have held fast to the principles of fellowship and lifelong learning.  It’s a story [...]

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Black Infant Mortality Issue – Ohio 49th of 50 States

Black Infant Mortality Issue – Ohio 49th of 50 States

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

WOSU 89.7 NPR News reporter Mandie Trimble recently tackled the shocking story of Ohio and Franklin County’s high infant mortality rate. Rates are highest among the most vulnerable neighborhoods in central Ohio and the racial disparity is growing.

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Downton Abbey Inspired Tea and More…

Downton Abbey Inspired Tea and More…

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tickets are going fast for the Downton Abbey inspired second annual Afternoon Tea and Premiere screening on January 4, 2014 at the Columbus Athenaeum. We’ll have some special guests and lots of fun comparing fashions! And then you get to watch the first hour of Downton season four with hundreds of fans like you.

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Robert Lazarus Jr. – A Columbus Icon

Robert Lazarus Jr. – A Columbus Icon

| December 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Robert Lazarus Jr. died on Friday in Bexley.  My experience with Bob, half of the dynamic Bob & Mary Lazarus team, comes from his consistent support of WOSU, but also in serving with him on community boards.  He was thoughtful, positive and kind, always.  I saw his gentle leadership at work with boards like the [...]

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Golf Fever?  Charlie Rose interviews Jack Nicklaus

Golf Fever? Charlie Rose interviews Jack Nicklaus

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our favorite son, Jack Nicklaus, was interviewed by Charlie Rose a few days ago.  The first part of the interview is now online through Charle’s website. If you have golf fever like me, you will really enjoy it.

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Bicentennial Pavilion Opens at Columbus Commons

Bicentennial Pavilion Opens at Columbus Commons

| May 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The christening of the new pavilion at the Columbus Commons downtown included a nice lunch for perhaps 150 on stage sponsored by the Columbus Foundation. I think our table was approximately where the tattoo parlor was in the demolished City Center Mall.  But what a transformation of space from the claustrophobic mall to open space [...]

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Scioto Mile – Wet and Wonderful

Scioto Mile – Wet and Wonderful

| July 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Scioto Mile riverfront premiered last night and with it the AEP Fountain in Bicentennial Park covering 15,000 square feet, holding 110,000 gallons of water, and shooting jets 75 feet into the air from its circular center blossom.

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Watch the Columbus Neighborhoods – King Lincoln Program online

Watch the Columbus Neighborhoods – King Lincoln Program online

| April 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

You can now watch the entire Columbus Neighborhoods program on the King-Lincoln District online!

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Classical 101 Premieres

Classical 101 Premieres

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

clssical101introshort Some hardy souls braved the 7 degree weather this morning to witness history as WOSU premiered Classical 101! Listen above to the first few minutes of our first broadcast, which starts with a special message from President Gordon Gee of The Ohio State University followed by an intro by our morning classical host Boyce [...]

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