Bill O'Neill
Bill O'Neill

Justice O'Neill Stands By Facebook Post On Sexual History, Despite Calls For Resignation

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill offered a bit too much information in a Facebook post on Friday, leading to calls for resignation from both Democrats and Republicans. But O’Neill said he wasn’t hacked and is standing by his comments.

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Solar flares. Magnetic polar drift. Latitude. Altitude.

These are all things that can affect how much radiation people - and ever-more-sensitive aircraft computers - experience.

Epaminondas Stassinopoulos is an astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. Stassinopoulos is the lead researcher of a study to be published this month in Space Weather, a new journal published by the American Geophysical Union.

An evening black tie event at Confluence Park, a celebrity auction and brunch and a Saturday evening concert at Value City Arena have been postponed---indefinitely.

To bring the event to Columbus, Gibson worked with the city's Community Relations Commission. Commission Director Jim Stowe says in spite of the postponement the anti violence message stays the same.

Stowe says he spoke with Gibson's management today and plans are in the works to bring the concert back to Columbus next year.

Columbus City Council will soon consider whether to and by how much to increase water and sewer rates. The city's sewer and water advisory board has recommends increases for the upcoming year.The board reccomends a 9.5% increase for sewer rates, a 7.5% increase for water rates, and a 5% increase for storm water rates. For the average home user, the proposed increase translates into about $3.21 per month.

Alien invaders to Lake Erie are helping some harmful chemicals move from lake sediment to sport fish that humans eat.

For the past 20 years, aliens have been invading Lake Erie. but they haven't come by spaceship - they've hitchhiked a ride into the lake in the ballast water of ships from across the Atlantic.

Adoption advocates and a local group are clashing over what is best for foster children. A local group hopes to build a home for children without families to live while awaiting adoption. Some people call the proposed project a new version of an old institution - the orphanage.

Julie Rich is among one of four adopted children and an adoptive parent. She says her personal experiences as a child made her want to change the system.

U.S. Supreme Court won't hear school-funding case

Oct 20, 2003

The U-S Supreme Court says it won't hear school districts' appeal of Ohio's long-running school-funding lawsuit. The court denied a request by the Coalition for Equity and Adequacy in School Funding to file a federal appeal of the 1991 DeRolph lawsuit.

In May, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled 5-2 to end the school funding case that led Ohio to spend billions of additional dollars on schools.

Brain Drain affects Columbus

Oct 20, 2003

While the rest of the Columbus job market is stabilizing, the area continues to lose jobs in the professional, scientific and technology sector.

US Supreme Court won't hear Ohio school funding case

Oct 20, 2003

The U-S Supreme Court says it won't hear school districts' appeal of Ohio's long-running school-funding lawsuit. The court denied a request by the Coalition for Equity and Adequacy in School Funding to file a federal appeal of the 1991 DeRolph lawsuit.

In May, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled 5-2 to end the school funding case that led Ohio to spend billions of additional dollars on schools.

A Columbus landmark will close its doors in about 10 months. Federated Department Stores announced Friday it will close the downtown Lazarus store next August. The news stunned workers and shoppers at the City Center Mall.

The High Street Lazarus store has stood on high street for 93 years. The news comes after two other anchor stores, Jacobsons and Marshall Fields, pulled out of the City Center Mall. City Center bounced back when Kaufmann's replaced Marshall Fields but the Lazarus departure stings.

Do you want your cell phone battery to last longer? Researchers say they are on track to make that happen. Engineers at Ohio State University have helped designed a new kind of diode that can transmit more electricity than any other of its kind. The new diode could create faster, more efficient electronics.

Paul Berger, professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics at the Ohio State University, says that circuits are becoming increasingly complex - and that's slowing things down.

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