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: May 25, 2006
A newly passed bill that’s meant to crack down on predatory lenders is on its way to Governor Taft.
A racially-tinged shouting match erupted on the floor of the Ohio Senate last (Wednesday) night. The heated debate began as lawmakers were poised to vote on a non-controversial resolution .one commemorating September 22 as the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
HIV rates among black women are rising nationally. In Franklin County, Ohio Department of Health data indicates black women make up 11% of new HIV/AIDS cases and minorities make up about 36% of new cases. To raise awareness among minorities a local organization is taking a new approach. They’re taking HIV education into barbershops.