WOSU News Archives For: April 30, 2014

OH Commission To Hear False-Statements Claim Against Zoo Opponent

Columbus Zoo Gate
The State Elections Commission is set to hear a false-statements complaint against a Columbus Zoo levy opposition group Monday.
30, 2014

The Ohio Elections Commission is expected to hear a complaint filed against a Columbus Zoo levy opposition group. A panel made the recommendation this afternoon.

Taft Conviction To Be Included In Ohio IG’s Report

Bob Taft
April 30, 2014

Ohio’s government watchdog is revising his report on a 2005 rare-coin investment scandal after learning then-Gov. Bob Taft’s historic conviction connected to the matter was omitted in error.

Ruling Clears Upper Arlington In Discrimination Claim

Tree of Life Christian Schools has been trying since 2009 to consolidate its schools in an office complex in Upper Arlington.
30, 2014

A federal judge has ruled that Upper Arlington didn’t discriminate in blocking a Christian school that is trying to move to a large office complex in the city.

Parole Board Votes Unanimously For Clemency For Convicted Killer

Arthur Tyler was convicted in the 1983 killing of a Cleveland produce vendor.
April 30, 2014

A panel is recommending that Gov. John Kasich grant clemency for a death row inmate who’s scheduled to be executed next month.

Poll: Voters Skeptical Of Proposed Zoo Levy

The proposed levy on the May 6 ballot would increase Franklin County property taxes to about $44 a year for every $100,000 of home value.
April 30, 2014

The poll from Survey USA commissioned by WCMH says 56 percent of likely Franklin County voters are against the levy, while 36 percent say they support it.