News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Akron General

Hospice of the Western Reserve

Greater Akron Chamber


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us


Noon news headlines for February 1, 2013
Delayed audit of Youngstown development company; OSU scholarships; Rock Hall tickets; Winter storm continues


 
  • Delayed audit of Youngstown development company
  • OSU scholarships
  • Rock Hall tickets
  • Winter storm continues
  • Delayed audit of Youngstown development company
    The state auditor is attempting to audit a Youngstown development corporation -- and says he can't get financial adequate financial records. Auditor Dave Yost says he's repeatedly attempted to obtain records from the Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp., or CIC. The records cover 2009 through 2011. The corporation finances restoration efforts of vacant buildings in downtown Youngstown, and says the issue is just a matter of timing and not inadequate bookkeeping. Audits are supposed to be done annually but the CIC's is 2 years overdue.
    The Youngstown Vindicator reports that the CIC has been largely dormant for the past three years because many of its properties have already been developed.

    OSU scholarships
    Ohio State University is trying to raise $100 million from the community to pay for scholarships for needy and high-achieving students from across the state. The Columbus Dispatch reports the university is kicking off the scholarship challenge with some high-profile chairmen — football coach Urban Meyer and basketball coach Thad Matta.

    Rock Hall tickets
    Tickets for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions went on sale today, and it could cost you up to $750 to get into the ceremony April 18 in Los Angeles. 
    Rush, Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Albert King and Donna Summer will be enshrined along with producers Quincy Jones and Lou Adler. It's the first time the ceremony will be on the west coast in 20 years.

    Winter storm continues
    Last night's storm that closed snow belt schools has let up, but there will be snow throughout the weekend with the wind chill reaching 5 below. Today, expect 2 to 4 inches of snow in some parts.
    Add Your Comment
    Name:

    Location:

    E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


    Comments:




     
    Page Options

    Print this page

    E-Mail this page / Send mp3

    Share on Facebook



    Stories with Recent Comments

    Ohio lawmakers propose grants for home construction for disabled people
    We have been trying to have a "Visitability Bill" passed for years. Thanks, Greg

    Lake County crimes may give Trump immigration fodder
    Shoddy reporting at best. "Mixed views" The question that came to my mind was, "How many people did he have to interview to get "mixed views". Do the two peo...

    Ohio's U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announces plans to improve Medicare by lowering prescription costs for seniors
    Sounds good. I'm living in Florida to escape the snow. So far it's working. I retired from GM in 2000. Keep pushing for all the working people. In the long run ...

    The tiny town that time, and elections, forgot may go out of existence
    Thank you for this story. I grew up in Limaville, my parents home is there still...unsellable due to the septic/sewer problem. Sometimes I am sorry I left...wis...

    Where Ohio'sJohn Kasich stands in the presidential polls
    We are fans of Gov. Kasich since he served in the House of Representatives. It pleases us to finally see him as the potential President of the United States. We...

    Cleveland hosts the first national Movement for Black Lives conference
    What a wonderful experience this was, So much love and understanding, without all of the other distractions that tend to come with organizing for change, this e...

    Air Force unit gets training and Youngstown gets rid of some eyesores
    Do they have to totally destroy all the beautiful oak and leaded windows, which I am thinking are probably there? Do they just have to destroy them like that? C...

    Jewish challah and Native American fry bread at an Akron cultural exchange
    Each time I saw the young students relate to each other, I got goose bumps. These young students can and hopefully will teach all of us to live and respect eac...

    One of the Cleveland Orchestra's most celebrated musicians bids farewell
    I had the honor of studying with Franklin Cohen in the late 80s and early 90s. He is unparalleled both as a clarinetist and as a musician. His deep personal war...

    Summa's dress code is not 'etched in stone'
    SOME OF THESE POLICIES ARE A COMPLETE JOKE. UNLESS YOU ARE DOING THESE TYPE OF JOBS EVERY DAY, YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT IS COMFORTABLE AND REASONABLE OR NOT. UNLESS ...

    Copyright © 2015 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

     
    In Partnership With:

    NPR PRI Kent State University

    listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University