WOSU News Archives For: February 14, 2012

After Floodwall, Franklinton Continues To Struggle

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The Franklinton Flood of 1913
9:25AM
February
14, 2012

Born of optimism but ravaged by occasional flooding, Columbus’ oldest neighborhood carries a twin burden of history and poverty. Franklinton remains one of the city’s poorest zip codes but a quiet revitalization is trying to transform the district.

State Panels OKs Turnpike Study

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If approved, rest areas like this one along the Ohio Turnpike could move into private operation.
6:24AM
February
14, 2012

A state legislative panel has also approved a study on privatizing Ohio’s rest areas.

Commentary: Columbus – A City Where Dreams are Made

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Columbus turns 200 on February 14, 2012
6:00AM
February
14, 2012

Today Columbus celebrates its Bicentennial. It’s kind of like the Super Bowl for WOSU Commentator and Local Historian Ed Lentz.

What Is Your Favorite Columbus Neighborhood?

6:00AM
February
14, 2012

Tonight WOSU TV presents the latest in its documentary series profiling Columbus Neighborhoods with a look at Franklinton and Downtown. What is your favorite Columbus neighborhood?