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: June 12, 2006
More than half of the 270 employees at Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency failed to report to work today. It’s the first day of a strike by the agency’s 140 Teamsters Union members who say they’re unhappy with a proposed 2% wage increase and a $50 per month charge for health insurance.
Hundreds of U.S. Soccer fans turned out to Columbus Crew Stadium this afternoon to cheer on the U.S. in its first match of the World Cup. While the fans gave support until the final seconds, it wasn’t enough to pull out a win against the Czech Republic, and some fans left disappointed.
The six month old 311 City Call Center fields residents call about trash collection, code violations and potholes now in Spanish and Somali