WOSU News Archives For: August 5, 2009

Linden Welcomes 300 Engineers-In-Training

12:00AM
August
5, 2009

For many people, summer camp involves camping and sleeping in a tent. But not for hundreds of elementary school children in the Linden area. Hosted by the National Society of Black Engineers, the SEEK camp takes “summer fun” to a new level.

Columbus Voters Approve Hike To City Income Tax

(click image to enlarge) Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman thanks Issue One campaign manager Lee Roberts. The tax hike, the first in almost 30 years, won by about 3,000 votes.
12:00AM
August
5, 2009

For the first time in almost 30 years Columbus will see an increase in its income tax. Voters approved the 25 percent tax hike – something Mayor Michael Coleman said needed to happen to keep the city afloat.