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6:22 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Court: OSU Partially Liable For Man's Traffic Death

Rolf Barth
Credit Ohio State University

The Ohio Court of Claims says Ohio State University is partially liable in the death of a Cleveland man run over by a medical professor driving to a work-related conference.

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6:54 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Many U.S. Mumps Cases In 2014 Were In Central Ohio

The Centers for Disease Control says over one thousand Americans were diagnosed with mumps this year. 

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6:24 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Judge Leaving OSU Board Of Trustees

Judge Algenon Marbley
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A federal district  judge is resigning his seat as an Ohio State University trustee to resolve an ethics investigation over his job teaching at the university's law school.

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6:36 am
Fri November 21, 2014

OSU Law Students Taking On Border Patrol

Ohio State University law students say the U.S. Border Patrol agency is racially profiling Latinos. 

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11:53 am
Fri October 31, 2014

State Lawmaker Found Guilty Of Campaign Finance Violations

Sandra Williams
Credit State of Ohio

A Franklin County judge this morning found Democratic State Representative Sandra Williams guilty of violating campaign-finance regulations related to the purchase and re-sale of Ohio State football tickets.

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12:31 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

AP: Former Army Intelligence Figure Was Not A Ph.D. As He Claimed

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A key figure in a U.S. Army intelligence program has for years allowed himself to be portrayed as a Ph.D. in engineering, even though he does not hold a doctoral degree. 

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6:12 am
Tue October 28, 2014

OSU Removes Running Back From Football Team

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Ohio State University has removed running back Rod Smith from the football team for breaking team rules.

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6:28 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

CPH Officials Say Mumps Outbreak Appears To End

Health officials say the central Ohio mumps outbreak that resulted in nearly 500 cases of the contagious viral illness has ended.

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11:42 am
Fri October 3, 2014

OSU Researchers: Rechargable Solar Battery Invented

Ohio State University researchers say they've invented the first rechargeable solar battery.

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8:12 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Ex-OSU Band Director Sues, Alleges Discrimination

Fired Ohio State marching band director Jon Waters has filed a federal lawsuit requesting reinstatement on grounds that the university denied him due process. 

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8:42 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Fracked Wells Can Pollute Groundwater, But Solution May Be Straightforward, Study Shows

Groundwater pollution has been at the heart of the debate over fracking. Now, a study led by an Ohio State University researcher offers some insights about the risk. 

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12:27 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Feds Agree To End Probe Of OSU Campus Sexual Assaults

The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to close a four-year investigation into Ohio State University's handling of campus sexual abuse allegations.

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11:36 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Measles Outbreak Over?

State health officials say the measles outbreak that helped push the number of cases to a two-decade high appears to have ended.

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6:42 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Bond Set For Campus-Area Rape Suspect

Randy Graham Junior
Credit Franklin County Sheriff

Bond is set at 200 thousand dollars for the man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the OSU campus area over the weekend.

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6:29 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Number Of Local Mumps Cases Now Exceed 480

Columbus Public Health officials say the mumps outbreak is slowing down, but is not yet over. 

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7:21 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Fired OSU Band Director Requests Reinstatement; Cites Flaws In Investigation

Credit Aaron Yerian / The Lantern

The fired director of Ohio State's marching band is formally requesting his job back, citing alleged flaws in a university investigation and a positive performance review issued weeks before he was terminated.

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11:37 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Mirror Lake Being Refilled

Mirror Lake
Credit wikipedia

Ohio State University is going to refill Mirror Lake using water from an underground well. 

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7:47 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Drake: Waters Likely Won't Be Reinstated

Michael Drake
Credit Ohio State University

Ohio State University's evaluation of fired marching band director Jon Waters lauded him for "courageous" efforts to address attitudes surrounding the band's traditions seven weeks before he was dismissed.

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7:16 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Witness Says OSU Probe Of Marching Band Is Flawed

A witness in Ohio State University's investigation of its marching band says it's "absurd" to suggest fired director Jon Waters was dismissive of sexual harassment.

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7:16 am
Fri August 8, 2014

OSU President Remains Mum About Marching Band Scandal

Former Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters is considering filing a lawsuit against the school.

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