A Look Back At Cooper Stadium

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The stadium was built in 1931 by the St. Louis Cardinals and was the home of the Columbus Clippers from 1977 to 2008.
7:45AM
May
9, 2014

As the long-time home of the Columbus Clippers is re-purposed into a racetrack and automotive center, WOSU’s Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley sat down with a veteran public radio reporter who spent decades watching the Clippers in the Franklinton park.

Eight Car Fires Reported On Northwest Side

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Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Tracy Smith says the fires involved at least eight vehicles and two houses.
8:02AM
May
8, 2014

Columbus fire officials are investigating a series of car fires on the northwest side early this morning.

Voters Approve Issue One, Most Local School Levies

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Unofficial results showed Issue 1 passed 65% to 35% - that’s the best the bond program has performed with voters since it was first approved in 1987.
8:45AM
May
7, 2014

Issue One and most Central Ohio school levies fared well at the ballot box on Tuesday.

Ringling Bros. Not Changing Columbus Show

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Nine people were injured in Rhode Island on Sunday when a carabiner that holds rope broke.
10:13AM
May
6, 2014

Ringling Brothers says a Columbus show planned for this week will go on despite an accident that seriously injured nine people.

Polls Open Around Ohio

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Polls will remain open Tuesday until 7:30 p.m.
8:01AM
May 6, 2014

Voting is under way in Ohio’s primary election that will cull the field of candidates for state and U.S. House posts, and decide the fate of a levy request for the Columbus Zoo.

OWU Senior President Recovering After Stabbing

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Police say they received a call about the stabbing around 3 am Saturday.
7:25AM
May 5, 2014

Delaware Police are still investigating the stabbing of Ohio Wesleyan University’s senior class president.

Blue Jackets Look Toward Next Season

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Derek Mackenzie is one of several unrestricted free agents who could leave or stay with the Blue Jackets.
7:29AM
May 2, 2014

With the Blue Jackets out of the playoffs, WOSU’s sports podcast looks at what could be in store for next season.

OSU Among Schools Under Sexual Assault Investigation

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Other Ohio schools facing investigation include Denison University and Wittenberg University.
7:22AM
May
2, 2014

Ohio State University is among the 55 schools nationwide on a new list of institutions facing investigations on how they handled claims of sexual assault.

Why The Indians May Be Phasing Out Chief Wahoo

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The Cleveland Indians have used several versions of the Chief Wahoo logo since 1947.
7:30AM
May
1, 2014

A writer for the Wall Street Journal tells WOSU that Cleveland Indians fans might be seeing less of the conversational logo for financial reasons.