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 Children's Hospital

NOCHE


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 22, 2013
Chardon remembers shooting victims; Kent State and city address fracking; Teachers concerned about Kasich budget; Cleveland and Youngstown on miserable list


 
  • Chardon remembers shooting victims
  • Kent State and city address fracking
  • Teachers concerned about Kasich budget
  • Cleveland and Youngstown on miserable list
  • Chardon remembers shooting victims
    Almost a year after three students were killed by a classmate at Chardon High School, the district hosted a panel today to mark the occasion. Students, school officials and others spoke about the late students and overcoming the trauma of last year's shooting. Jenniffer Deckard is with the Chardon Healing Fund. “They have chosen -- with great resolve -- to heal through greater service and kindness to others. We can all learn from their positive approach to paying it forward.” A plea deal is expected next week for 18-year-old T.J. Lane, who is accused of shooting Danny Parmertor, Demetrius Hewlin and Russell King, Jr.

    Kent State and city address fracking
    Kent City Council is reaching out to Kent State with regard to fracking. The city wants to work with the university to craft a joint anti-fracking policy. Kent State says that while the state sets the rules for oil and gas drilling on public land, the university's board of trustees would have to approve any proposed drilling. None HAS been proposed.

    Teachers concerned about Kasich budget
    Members of the Ohio Federation of Teachers — in Columbus for the union's annual convention — are visiting lawmakers to air concerns about Gov. Kasich's proposed budget. Union President Melissa Cropper criticized a new evaluation system that will be introduced later this year. She said it relies too heavily on the results of an annual state test designed to help students improve rather than judge their teachers. The teachers also say their classrooms would suffer as the result of Kasich's funding plan and the diversion of more public money to private-school vouchers.

    Cleveland and Youngstown on miserable list
    Forbes magazine has released its list of the most miserable cities. Toledo is 11, Cleveland is 17 and Youngstown is at 20. Topping the list -- Detroit, followed by Flint, Michigan with nearby Warren coming in 7th.
    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's attorney general rejectsthe latest proposal to legalize marijuana
    i think the ag launguage is money hes talking about drug companies must pay him more than responsible ohio can

    PBS documentary chronicles the fall of Saigon through new footage and stories
    Hi, Does anyone know the number - in the pbs special "Last Days of Vietnam" documentary, of how many Vietnamese were evacuated? Please e-mail me the answer. T...

    Protest planned at tomorrow's FirstEnergy meeting
    The problems of the poor and downtrodden have nothing to do with First Energy. They are the result of Republican legislators who consistently reduce taxes on th...

    Ohio bill would help smaller communities with LGBT discrimination laws
    Do we not try and have rights for all individuals equally? On the HUD list of "preferred" candidates who get "special consideration" it states that: For purp...

    Ohio likely will continue with two types of police academies
    Wake up people your wanting a Harvard law school education for a job that may pay a little over the poverty level. I don't know anyone who could support a wife ...

    Police Week's ties from NE Ohio to D.C.
    The men and women in blue who risk their lives everyday to serve and protect us....and this is as much recognition and appreciation that NPR/WKSU feels to offer...

    First in a Series: How charter schools got a foothold in Ohio
    If the interest where in education and there would be oversight of taxpayer dollars, charter schools would be okay. However, Charter School in Ohio are purely f...

    Near West Theater raises the curtain at its new home with 'Shrek the Musical'
    When I heard you were doing an article about the Near West Theater, I was very excited, because I had seen the lobby artwork in process on the floor of the arti...

    Northeast Ohio pastors want to talk reform with Akron-based FirstEnergy
    It's great that this First Energy bailout request is getting media coverage. First Energy is asking to be allowed to NOT find the best costing energy to sell us...

    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