WOSU News Archives For: December 9, 2013

Legal Experts Say Petition To Stop Arena Payments Is Legit

Some legal experts say the initiative a local group has proposed to stop the city from making payments on Nationwide Arena is legitimate.
9, 2013

Franklin County election officials need to review petitions submitted, last week, to force the city to stop making payments on Nationwide Arena. A local group wants voters to decide future funding of the arena. The question is whether the move is lawful. Some legal experts say, while it’s unusual, it a legal move.

Group says Mark Kvamme Could Get $9M From OSU Deal

Mark Kvamme
Mark Kvamme could get as much as $9 million from OSU deal.
December 9, 2013

A liberal think tank critical of Ohio’s job creation program, JobsOhio, says the California native brought in to be its first president may have used that position to set himself up for a big payday from Ohio State University.

Former Columbus School Bus Driver Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving

A Columbus Public School bus driver pleads guilty to drunk driving. Tia Denton is scheduled to be sentenced in February.
9, 2013

A former Columbus City Schools bus driver has pleaded guilty to driving a school bus while drunk last month.

Casinos’ November Revenues Little Changed

Revenues at Ohio four voter-approved gambling casinos remained relatively stable in November with little change from the previous month.
9, 2013

Revenues at Ohio’s four voter-approved casinos remained nearly unchanged in November.

Ohio Museum Hosts Panels From Unique Bible

Donald Jackson oversaw the art and calligraphy of the St. John's Bible.
9, 2013

The St. John’s Bible took 155 monks, a scribe for the British House of Lords, 23 artists, 16 years and a lot of swan feathers, calf skin and gold leaf to complete. You won’t see all of it at the Canton Museum of Art, but now you can see 68 pages of the first hand-written, illuminated Bible commissioned anywhere in the world in the last 500 years.

OSU Falls Short Of Other Big Ten Schools In Research Money

OSU spent $934 million on research in fiscal 2012 - the fourth-largest amount among the dozen Big Ten universities.
9, 2013

The university in Columbus spent $934 million on research in fiscal 2012 – the fourth-largest amount among the dozen Big Ten universities.

OSU To Play Clemson In Orange Bowl

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9, 2013

Ohio State and Clemson are the Orange Bowl’s selections to play in Miami Gardens, Fla. on Jan. 3.