WOSU News Archives For: June 1, 2004

Central Ohio Somalis ask local government to help homeland

12:00AM
June
1, 2004

A group of Somalis in Central Ohio wants a helping hand from local government, preferably direct aid for re-construction and capital improvements. But, international politics and a budget crunch at city hall prevents the exchange of financial aid.

Firefighters battle tire fire in south Columbus

12:00AM
June
1, 2004

Columbus firefighters and hazardous materials workers are trying to contain a run off of melted tires and water into Marsh Run Creek on the city’s southside. A two-alarm fire broke out early this morning at Liberty Tire Recycling plant in the on Jackson Pike on the city’s southside.