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Ohio State trustees hear from band alumni

dispatch.com — For five minutes, the Ohio State University board of trustees allowed a supporter of Jonathan Waters to make his case that the fired band director should be reinstated. Then, after thanking him, board members ended the meeting and released a statement saying the case is closed.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @cbinkley: Backers of Jon Waters filled the #OhioState trustee meeting today, and there was only one outburst: bit.ly/1tKpTmy

Aug 29, 2014

Ohio State trustees hear from band alumni, but board says firing of Waters is case closed #TBDBITL shar.es/11gCFA

Aug 29, 2014

Backers of Jon Waters filled the #OhioState trustee meeting today, and there was only one outburst: bit.ly/1tKpTmy

Columbus clinic to stop providing abortions

dispatch.com — A Columbus clinic will no longer offer surgical abortions as the number of abortion providers across Ohio dwindles to eight. The decision by Complete Healthcare for Women on Cleveland Avenue leaves two abortion clinics in Columbus. Operators of the obstetric and gynecological practice which opened its doors 40 years ago, Dr. Mervyn J.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @CCandisky: C-bus clinic to stop offering surgical abortions as clinics dwindle to 2 in C-bus; 8 statewide shar.es/11gcTB via @DispatchAlerts

Aug 29, 2014

C-bus clinic to stop offering surgical abortions as clinics dwindle to 2 in C-bus; 8 statewide shar.es/11gcTB via @DispatchAlerts

"Cracker" plant in the works for Monroe County

dispatch.com — Monroe County officials are calling plans for a proposed "cracker" plant used for chemical processing plant the biggest development project in the area since recently closed Ormet was constructed in the late 1950s.
Aug 29, 2014

I thought we were getting a Ritz plant: ‘Cracker’ plant in the works for Monroe County shar.es/11gjsZ via @DispatchAlerts

Aug 29, 2014

Ohio wins ‘cracker’ plant to process #shale gas in Monroe County... shar.es/11g4fg #fracking

Aug 29, 2014

RT @Carter_CbusBiz: Billion-dollar "cracker" plan will likely land in Ohio to serve oil and gas industries: dispatch.com/content/storie…

High-school football: Week One opens with plenty of action

dispatch.com — Week One of the 2014 high-school football campaign is well underway tonight with plenty of action around central Ohio, including some big early matchups. Dublin Scioto and Worthington Kilbourne are deciding the Battle of Hard Road a little early this year, with the Irish trying to hold onto the asphalt-laden trophy for a third straight year.
Aug 29, 2014

High-school football: Week One opens with plenty of action... Tune in here: shar.es/11pZQn via @DispatchAlerts

Ohio Supreme Court: Columbus threw out group's petitions correctly

dispatch.com — The Columbus city clerk was within her bounds to throw out a local group's petitions, which sought to place a campaign-finance reform measure on the November ballot. The Ohio Supreme Court unanimously rejected claims from the Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government this morning.
Aug 29, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court: Columbus threw out group's petitions correctly shar.es/11gvUQ via @DispatchAlerts

Aug 29, 2014

RT @DougCaruso: OH Supremes: Columbus Clerk ok to throw out petitions seeking campaign finance reform measure: ow.ly/ARM45

2014 high-school football preview section

dispatch.com — After weeks of sweat and toil in the heat of summer practice, the players say: Let the games begin. Follow our coverage with this preview section, in the daily Dispatch and at Dispatch.com/highschools.
Aug 29, 2014

Good morning. It's Football Friday. This Dispatch special preview will show what you can look forward to...... fb.me/72LaG7nxU