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: September 12, 2011
The Democratic National Committee is launching a television ad campaign to boost support for President Barack Obama’s new jobs plan.
Evidence of an Asian beetle that kills some types of hardwood trees has been found at a second site in southwest Ohio, leading authorities to expand a quarantine.
A judge in Ohio has dismissed the remaining criminal charges against a convicted serial killer sentenced to
death last month.
“Nothing flies like Old Glory. It’s the most beautiful flag in the world. And what it represents is so perfect.” Says Cowgill.
President Obama tomorrow visits Columbus, trying to sell the jobs plan he unveiled last week. It calls for a mix of tax cuts, help for the unemployed and spending on road and bridge repairs. Will it help the economy?
Occupying 20-thousand square feet at the end of Corrugated Way off Fifth Avenue, the Columbus Idea Foundry is home to some 35 engineers, fabricators, artists and do-it-yourselfers. After a move to its present location, one expansion and another planned, perhaps no one is more surprised by its success than its founder.