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.
Petitioners Want Vote Next Year On Racetrack Slots.
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It appears more likely that Ohio voters – next November — will decide the fate of a plan to install thousands of slot machines at race tracks. A group seeking to BLOCK the plan until voters get the final say has filed petition signatures to put the proposal up for a statewide vote. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.