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11:57 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Former OSU Men's Cager Arrested On Misdemeanor Battery Charges

Greg Oden
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Former Ohio State men's basketball player Greg Oden was arrested this morning in Lawrence, Indiana on charges of punching his former girlfriend in the face during an argument.

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6:41 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Marching Band Alumni Working To Get Waters Reinstated

Despite Ohio State University officials standing by their decision to fire marching band director Jon Waters, the band's alumni association says it will continue to work to get him reinstated.

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7:18 am
Tue August 5, 2014

OSU Names Interim Band Directors

Two music professors will be the interim leaders of Ohio State University's marching band, with one focusing on compliance and student safety in the wake of the investigation that led to the director's firing. 

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6:45 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Mumps Cases Exceed 450

Columbus Public Health officials say the number of confirmed cases of mumps is now 469.

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6:41 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Buckeye Football Player Enters Plea Following July Bar Fight

Former Ohio State University football player Tracy Sprinkle has pleaded no contest to attempted failure to comply after being originally charged with felony cocaine possession.

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6:56 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Former Marching Band Director Says He Was Trying To Change The Culture

Former Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters claims cultural changes were underway before he was fired.

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11:50 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Petition Calls For Waters To Return

Nearly 7,500 people have signed their name to an online petition, demanding the rehiring of Ohio State University's former band director.  

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6:55 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Protestors Want OSU Band Director Reinstated

A group of mostly female OSU marching band alumni held a protest on campus yesterday calling for the reinstatement of band director Jon Waters.

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6:54 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Task Force To Examine OSU Marching Band Culture

Ohio State University is expected to announce today it will form a task force to help bring changes after the firing of marching band director Jon Waters amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.

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6:42 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Fired Ohio State Band Director Vows To Clear Name

An attorney says the fired director of Ohio State University's marching band has become a scapegoat for behavior that occurred before his leadership and he'll fight to clear his name.

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7:31 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Officials Release New Numbers In Measles, Mumps Outbreaks

Ohio's measles outbreak appears to be coming to an end. 

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6:52 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Researchers Near Breakthrough Fighting Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Credit National Institutes of Health

Researchers at Ohio State and Harvard Universities say they are on the cusp of a breakthrough in fighting E. coli and other drug-resistant bacteria.

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9:34 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Gun Rights Groups Sue OSU Over Weapons Ban

A gun rights group has sued Ohio State University over its weapons ban, arguing it conflicts with rights provided by state law to permitting law-abiding gun owners.

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7:52 am
Tue July 8, 2014

OSU's Sprinkle Pleads Not Guilty To Multiple Charges

Ohio State defensive end Tracy Sprinkle has pleaded not guilty to drug, rioting and failure to disperse charges after a weekend bar fight in Lorain.

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8:48 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Ohio State Football Player Arrested In NE Ohio

Lorain police say Ohio State University defensive end Tracy Sprinkle has been arrested on charges of cocaine possession, rioting and failure to disperse after a bar fight early Saturday. 

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11:55 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Study Examines Role Of Citizens United Ruling On Politics

A new report by Ohio State University's College of Law examines the real-world impact outside spending is having on elections and politics since the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling, which allows more political spending by corporations and unions.

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6:48 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Local Mumps Cases Now Exceed 420

Columbus Public Health officials say 427 cases of mumps have now been confirmed in the outbreak that started at Ohio State University.

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12:35 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

OSU And Florida Facility To Create Cancer Research Database

OSU Cancer Center
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Ohio State University's Cancer Center is teaming with a Florida facility to create what officials say will be the largest known database of patients for research.

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7:13 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Former Buckeye Charged With Defrauding Investors

Preston Harrison

Former Ohio State football player Preston Harrison is awaiting trial for allegedly masterminding an investment scheme.

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6:28 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Mumps Cases Increase

Columbus Public health officials say 366 cases of mumps have now been confirmed in an outbreak that started at Ohio State University.

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