Arts & Culture

Summer Months Deadliest For Teen Drivers

May 27, 2015
State Farm

AAA Ohio says the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day are known as the "100 deadliest days" for teen drivers.

Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced for Columbus artist Aminah Robinson. 

Box 15 provides support for fire fighters a Marion Road fire last month.
Box 15

Whenever a building catches on fire or a tanker truck overturns or the Police SWAT team is called out to diffuse a dangerous situation, there is a group of Columbus residents who rush in to help. Most people have never heard of Box 15 or the work they do to help out local police and firefighters.

Unveiling Edison: One Man’s Journey to Bring His Hero to Capitol Hill

May 21, 2015
State leaders gather at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus to unveil the statue of Thomas Edison which will be on display in Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.
Andy Chow

A major piece of Ohio history has been unveiled in the state’s capital. People can now catch a statue of Thomas Edison before it moves to Washington, D.C. The statue is largely the result of one man’s tireless endeavor.

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More than 650 children under the age of 12 killed themselves during the past twenty years. That's about 32 a month, but it translates to one a day in the United States. 

Grandview Yard A Thriving Redevelopment

May 18, 2015
Sam Hendren / WOSU 89.7

On Monday evening, March 18th WOSU TV presents the latest installment in its Columbus Neighborhoods series.  This evening’s presentation is “Tri-Village,” a profile of the communities of Upper Arlington, Marble Cliff and Grandview Heights.  A part of Grandview is undergoing some dramatic redevelopment.

Demolition Crews Make Way For New State Fairgrounds Center

May 11, 2015
Ohio State Fair
Flickr / Creative Commons

Demolition is set to start this week to make way for a 100,000-square-foot multipurpose center at the state fairgrounds in Columbus.

Learn About The 6 First Ladies Who Were Born In Ohio

May 8, 2015
White house south
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Ohio has long been known as the home of several presidents, sometimes called the Mother of President's. Ohio ranks in the top two, somewhat controversially with Virginia, as the top producer of presidents.

Ousted Gay Boy Scout Leader May File Lawsuit

May 7, 2015
Brian Peffly

A gay Boy Scout leader says he may sue over his ouster from his Westerville troop.   

Judge: Ex-Ohio State Band Director Has 4 Months To Prove Claims

May 1, 2015
WOSU File Photo

A federal judge says an Ohio State University band director fired for turning a blind eye to a "sexualized culture" there has four months to gather evidence over his gender discrimination claim.

Welcome to Braggsville is a novel about three generation X-ers with a tragic twist.

Hundreds of Ohioans have changed their gender designation on their driver’s license since the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles began to allow the process nearly six years ago. 

Ohio Hopewell Sites Stir Interest At United Nations

Apr 16, 2015

A United Nations official says the world body is considering some Ohio sites for inclusion on an exclusive list.

Humorist’s Ohio Home On National Register Of Historic Places

Mar 28, 2015
File photo

The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Her alma mater, the University of Dayton, says a local preservationist approached Bombeck’s children at last year’s Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop at the school.

They liked the idea, and the current owners also agreed to have the modest 1959-built home recommended for the designation that was recently made official.