WOSU News Archives For: February 1, 2005

Mayor Coleman launches bid for Ohio Governor

12:00AM
February
1, 2005

Columbus mayor Michael Coleman has announced he is a candidate for Ohio governor in 2006. Coleman made his announcement Tuesday in front of his East Columbus home.

Billboards look for tips to solve Lincoln Park arson

12:00AM
February
1, 2005

Frustrated by a lack of quality leads in last fall’s arson that killed ten people of Mexican descent, community and business leaders have put up 10 billboards asking for tips.

Township restaurants continue to allow smoking

12:00AM
February
1, 2005

The city of Columbus Smoking Ban went into effect yesterday. City health officials say they’ve received a few complaints, but generally they say people seem to be following the law. Sprinkled throughout the city of Columbus, there are several small township islands and in these townships, businesses are not required to ban smoking. WOSU’s Tamara Keith has a profile of one of these businesses. Stan’s restaurant in Blendon Township.