WOSU News Archives For: January 14, 2009

City of Columbus Faces More Budget Woes

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January
14, 2009

The City of Columbus budget picture is getting worse. In November Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced the city faced an 83 million dollar budget shortfall. He proposed serious cuts including closing 11 city recreational centers to balance the budget. WOSU reports the city needs to cut an additional $13 million.

Storm Forces Afternoon Cancellations

12:00AM
January
14, 2009

The winter storm which is expected to dump up to 5 inches of snow on Central Ohio has promoted many school districts to release students early and cancel some classes.

Two New Members Appointed To Columbus City Council

12:00AM
January
14, 2009

Columbus City Council appointed two new members last night. But the appointment process turned contentious when council-member Charleta Tavares called it a “sham.”