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 January 2011
A federal judge in Florida has ruled the Obama administration’s healthcare overhaul is unconstitutional. The ruling sides with 26 states that have sued to block it, including Ohio.
Vast majority of Ohio pharmacy professors says they would not send friend requests to their students.
A winter storm is headed to the Ohio River Valley. The National Weather Service forecasts possible ice accumulations for a large swath of Ohio stretching from Greenville through Delaware and Mount Vernon.
Political leaders in Ohio and across the country complain that government regulations are preventing many businesses from expanding. Ohio Governor John Kasich says Ohio has one of the toughest business environments.
The Food Industries Center at Ohio State helps entrepreneurs make the leap from small batch recipes made at home to placement on grocery store shelves.
Just days after slashing $13 million dollars from its budget, Pickerington Local School Board members say the cuts are not enough to sustain the district. Board members have decided to place another levy on the ballot later this year.
The local philanthropist gave millions of dollars to The Ohio State University.
American Electric Power is now offering “time-of-day” rates to its customers with so-called smart meters that measure real time electric usage.
An independent transit consultant is looking at how the Central Ohio Transit Authority serves downtown Columbus. One suggestion is to re-route most COTA buses off High Street between the Franklin County courthouse and Nationwide Boulevard.
One day after President Obama touted a roaring stock market and a growing economy, WOSU visited a Columbus job fair to find out how the unemployed are feeling about securing a steady paycheck.