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: July 9, 2007
Promoters of bio-fuels are traveling Ohio this week to tout alternative fuels.
In an unusual move, two Republican U.S. Senators recently called for troop withdrawal from Iraq. One of those is Ohio Senator George Voinovich.
Work crews are installing more noise walls on the city’s north side. The pre-cast barriers are being put up around Sharon Woods Metro Park near the Interstate 270 and 71 interchange. Much of the north side from Easton on the east to the Sawmill road interchange on 270 and on I-71 north of 161 is now walled in. The Ohio Department of Transportation says barriers are designed to reduce traffic noise but some northeast side residents say they make little difference.