WOSU News Archives For: November 29, 2011

Findlay Expected To Escape Flooding

Blanchard River
The Blanchard River near Findlay, Ohio
29, 2011

Earlier this week forecasters warned of major flooding in Findlay in northwest Ohio, which has seen repeated flooding on the Blanchard River. Now the forecast has been revised and residents and business owners are relieved.

Fans Camp Out For Good Seats At OSU-Duke B-ball Match-up

Ohio State freshman, Frankie Capaci of Granville takes shelter while waiting for OSU-Duke tip-off at Schottenstein Arena.
29, 2011

For only the second time, Duke University brings its basketball team to Columbus tonight. So, some student fans lined up early and pitched tents outside Schottenstein Arena in a bid to get front row seats.

Ohio’s Senate Candidates Outline Views On ‘Fracking’

marcellus utica shale
Shaded areas show extent of Ohio's deep shale fields where geologists say natural gas and oil is trapped.
November 29, 2011

The campaign for Senate has been underway quietly for some time, but the key statewide race on the ballot is starting to heat up. Two candidates are talking about their differences on an issue that’s likely to be huge – hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking.’

Trial Set In Alleged Attempt To Steal Zanesville Lion Carcass.

A Black Leopard is one of six exotic animals rescued from Zanesville area property last month.
29, 2011

Four Ohio men will face trial early next year on charges they tried to steal the carcass of a lion that was one of many exotic animals set free by a suicidal owner.

What Do You Think Of New OSU Football Coach Urban Meyer’s Salary?

29, 2011

What Do you think of new OSU football coach Urban Meyer’s $4.4 million salary?