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Buckeyes’ home airport X’s some M’s ahead of Michigan game

Nov. 28, 2019 9:25 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The hometown airport of the Ohio State University Buckeyes is marking the days leading up to the team’s most anticipated game of the season with some visual antics. John Glenn International Airport has placed X’s over some highly visible M’s around the terminal...

Ohio State vows ‘monetary resolution’ for doctor’s victims

Nov. 21, 2019 5:35 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is committed to a “monetary resolution” for men sexually abused decades ago by team doctor Richard Strauss, school leaders said Thursday, though no settlement has been reached in lawsuits alleging school officials ignored complaints and failed to...

Ohio State University president plans to retire next year

Nov. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University President Michael Drake plans to retire from that role next year after a tenure highlighted by strategic successes but also complicated by scandals involving the university’s marching band, a prominent football coach and a former team doctor accused of...

Key dates in Ohio State President Michael Drake’s tenure

Nov. 21, 2019 2:20 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University President Michael Drake announced his retirement plans Thursday. Here is a look at some key dates in his tenure: June 30, 2014: Drake, an ophthalmologist who served as chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, becomes Ohio State’s 15th president....

Ohio State says fiscal 2019 record year for research

Nov. 21, 2019 5:26 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says it had a record-breaking year for research in fiscal 2019 with nearly $930 million in research expenditures, representing a 6.2% increase from the previous year. The university reported the numbers as part of its submission to the National Science...

Lawmaker: Ohio State should do ‘right thing’ for abused men

Nov. 20, 2019 11:43 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives says he wants Ohio State University to “do the right thing” for men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by a team doctor while school officials turned a blind eye. Republican Speaker Larry Householder told...

Medical board taking longer to review sex misconduct cases

Nov. 19, 2019 5:23 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio says it will need to work past an original February deadline to finish reviewing about 2,000 closed cases of alleged sexual misconduct or impropriety by doctors. The board is trying to determine whether any of those cases from the past 25 years involved...

Editorials from around Ohio

Oct. 14, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Red flag to pink slip The Toledo Blade Oct. 13 Gov. Mike DeWine has been clear about what is necessary to improve gun laws in Ohio and make the public safer. He was clear as a candidate, even though it meant contradicting the National...