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.
Ohio Voters Take A Gamble
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After saying NO four times since 1990, Ohio voters have now said YES to a plan to expand legalized gambling. They’ve okayed state issue 3, which calls for the building of full-scale gambling casinos in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Toledo. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the vote totals, reactions from backers and critics, and some analysis about this historic turnaround.