WOSU News Archives For: December 17, 2013

New “Flagship” Wendy’s in Dublin Is Hi-Tech, Historic

Wendy's flagship store in Dublin
17, 2013

Wendy’s opened a new flagship restaurant across the street from its corporate headquarters in Dublin Tuesday. The building’s design is ultra-modern but it’s also packed with memorabilia. Some of the items came from the original Wendy’s on East Broad Street.

Hamilton County Commissioner May Challenge FitzGerald

Todd Fortune
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune says he may challenge Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald.
December 17, 2013

The unofficial Democratic candidate for governor Ed FitzGerald may face a primary challenge.

More Than $3 Million Spent In Failed Levy Campaign

Pro-levy supporters spent $3 million on a failed campaign.
17, 2013

Figures from the Franklin County Board of Elections show supporters for the Columbus Schools levy campaign spent $3 million in their failed effort. The levy failed by a more than 2 to 1 margin.

Grand Jury Indicts DNA Profile To Avoid Statute Of Limitations

File photo
17, 2013

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that jurors have indicted John Doe for a 1994 rape in order to prevent the 20-year statute of limitations from expiring.

Widow In Elevator Accident Can’t Sue OSU

James Higgins while helping convert a former Holiday Inn into the Lane Avenue Residence Hall.
December 17, 2013

The wife of a man crushed to death by an elevator in a closed hotel near Ohio State University’s campus won’t receive state compensation after Ohio’s Court of Claims denied her negligence claim.

The Ohio Statehouse’s Year In Music

Zach Paxson (left), The Mccoys (bottom), and Rascall Flatts (top) were all subjects of music-related bills in the Ohio Statehouse in 2013.
December 17, 2013

While lawmakers in the Ohio Statehouse certainly tackled their share of important issues this year, they also took time to focus on one of the state’s many treasures: its musicians.