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.
WOSU News Archives For: December 16, 2009
A Franklin County Juvenile Court judge is set to hear arguments on whether a local teen runaway can receive mail.
The president of the company that plans to build a casino in Columbus’s Arena District says the company wants to work with those who oppose it. But Tim Wilmott told WOSU’s Ann Fisher Wednesday his company has the resources to fight any legal challenge to the plans approved by Ohio voters in November.
The Columbus school board has unanimously approved approved the closing of nine elementary and middle schools. The move comes after several weeks of community hearings and public comment. Some parents and teachers are unhappy with the decision.
Ohio senators have o-kayed a bill that had been hung up in debate for about five months. It would change old and antiquated regulations on local telephone companies. Consumer groups say this bill is better than a previous version, but, they aren’t ready to call it a good plan as it heads toward the House.