Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
WOSU News Archives For: December 15, 2004
A group of prisoners at the Pickaway Correctional Institution in Orient has started training as meat-cutters at a new slaughterhouse and processing plant on prison grounds in Orient. Its part of a plan by the Ohio Department of Rehabilition and Corrections to save taxpayers millions of dollars annually and give inmates a marketable job skill. But, inmates with knives? The head of the state prison system says not to worry.