WOSU News Archives For: February 27, 2004

Voters to decide COSI levy

12:00AM
February
27, 2004

Franklin County voters Tuesday will decide whether to pay higher property taxes in exchange for free admission to COSI.Officials at the downtown Columbus science museum needs the money to keep it operating as it is now. If the levy passes, Franklin County residents will be admitted free of charge. The levy amounts to an extra $15 per year for a $100,000 house.

Columbus Diocese: 26 clerics accused of abuse

12:00AM
February
27, 2004

The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has released statistics on priests accused of sexual abusing children. As part of a national study on priests sexual abuse, the Columbus Diocese reports between 1950 and 2002 – 26 priests and deacons affiliated with the diocese were accused of sexual abuse.

Coleman unveils plan for Broad and High,

12:00AM
February
27, 2004

Some people considered it the crossroads of Ohio. Certainly, the intersection of Broad and High streets in downtown Columbus next to Capitol Square was a focal point for Columbus until the current dilapidation of the northeast corner. Now it could become a marquee location again if a developer follows through with a $15 million plan announced by Mayor Michael Coleman Thursday night.