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.
Governor Strickland Counters Recent Press Coverage Of Ohio
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Governor Ted Strickland brought a message of tempered optimism to downtown Cleveland. As Bill Rice of member station WCPN reports, the governor took an unusual tack as he plotted a course of economic recovery for Ohio.