WOSU News Archives For: July 5, 2005

Columbus Doo-Dah Parade entertains thousands.

12:00AM
July
5, 2005

Whackiness pervaded the capital city on July 4th as hundreds of Doo-Dah paraders marched through the streets of Victorian Village and the Short North. Thousands of spectators lined the streets and cheered them on.

Working days are numbered for Chillicothe telephone operators

12:00AM
July
5, 2005

The Chillicothe Telephone Company is ending its operator services. 33 people will lose their jobs, including telephone operators and supervisers. Calls to directory assistance will be routed to a center in Illinois. Company officials say theirs was one of the last phone companies of its size to offer “live” local operators.