WOSU News Archives For: February 15, 2005

Columbus Public Schools considering budget cuts

12:00AM
February
15, 2005

Three months after Columbus voters approved an operating levy designed to prevent cuts to the Columbus public schools, superintendent Gene Harris Tuesday announced officials are planning to cut the budget.

Incinerator smokestacks fall

12:00AM
February
15, 2005

A trio of smokestacks have been turned to rubble today as crews began the demolition of a trash-burning power plant on the south side of Columbus.

Southwestern Schools to go to voters again

12:00AM
February
15, 2005

The Southwestern City School district will ask voters a third time for a tax levy to help stave off a projected budget deficit.

Smokestacks in Columbus to come down this morning

12:00AM
February
15, 2005

Spectators will have to find their own vantage points if they want to watch officials demolish three smokestacks in Columbus this morning. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and others are expected to help detonate charges on each of the 272-foot-tall smokestacks at 10:00 am.