Swedish retailer IKEA announced Tuesday it plans to build a store in Columbus near Polaris Mall.
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Sometime next year bulldozers and construction crews likely will be working on the site of Columbus’s future casino. Ohio voters approved a constitutional amendment last night giving the green light for casinos in four Ohio cities. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble reports on what’s next.
Just hours after Ohio voters approved a ballot issue authorizing gambling casinos in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Toledo, some critics are already proposing changes. And under one scenario, voters would be asked to approve them.
The state’s sixth-largest school district is planning to restore sports. The South-Western City school district had canceled its athletic programs after three levies in a row were defeated.
Ohio voters, hard hit by the economic downturn have opened the state to casino gambling after an expensive campaign promising thousands of jobs. Issue 3 passed 53 percent to 47 percent.
Southwestern School District voters approve levy. Superintendent says athletic programs will be restored.
Ohio voters Tuesday settled questions about casinos, livestock and veteran bonuses. While a proposal to allow a casino in Columbus and three other cities was rejected in Franklin, Issue three proved popular in other regions of the state and won an endorsement from voters.