WOSU News Archives For: May 20, 2012

U.S. Senator Portman, Former Opponent Fisher Reunite

Former Ohio Lt. Governor Lee Fisher (left) and U.S.Senator Rob Portman.
20, 2012

The 2010 opponents in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race have had a cordial reunion, with the defeated Democrat pointing to winner Rob Portman’s frequent mentions now as a possible Republican presidential running mate.

Ohio State Reports 46 Minor NCAA Violations

20, 2012

Ohio State, already under NCAA probation for players getting cash, tattoos and too-high summer wages, committed 46 minor violations across 21 sports since football coach Jim Tressel was forced to resign last May 30.

Gorilla Believed To Be Age 47 Dies At Columbus Zoo

Mumbah died Friday of heart failure at age 47
May 20, 2012

A gorilla who was an adoptive father to 16 gorillas has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. He was believed to be age 47.

Ohio Troopers Start 24/7 Posts For Largest Cities

Ohio State Highway Patrol emblem
May 20, 2012

The State Highway Patrol is expanding its presence in Ohio’s three largest metropolitan areas with around-the-clock operations at posts near Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus for the first time in its nearly 80-year history.