Transparency Watch : September 2012

Transparency Watch: Yearlong quest for open records yields story on million dollar spending

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By Laura Bischoff, The Dayton Daily News

The Dayton Daily News published a hard hitting Sunday story on Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee spending $7.7 million on housing, travel, entertainment and community outreach.

The tab included $64,000 for bow tie cookies, bow ties, bow tie and O-H pins, $31,000 for a party attended by ...

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