WOSU News Archives For: July 5, 2012

Business Loss Spurs Economic Development

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Construction workers at the future 600 Goodale apartments situated between Downtown Columbus and Grandview Heights.
10:02AM
July
5, 2012

When Columbus loses businesses it’s generally in a good position to recover. But when a large company closes in a smaller municipality with fewer tax resources and less infrastructure, recovery is even more crucial. WOSU examines a case study in Grandview Heights.

COTA Bus Service Resumes After Workers Ratify Wage Pact

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A bus stop sits empty outside Central Ohio Transit Authority headquarters on N. High Street in Downtown. Transport Workers Union Local 208 will vote again on a labor agreement they struck down Monday night.
10:00AM
July
5, 2012

The Central Ohio Transit Authority has ratified a contract agreement with its bus drivers, mechanics and maintenance workers that effectively ends a three-day strike.

President Swings Through Ohio To Tout Auto Bailout

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WOSU file photo.
8:52AM
July
5, 2012

President Obama will be in Northeast Ohio today to start a two-day bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania.

AEP: 143,000 Ohioans Still In The Dark

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Last weekend's storms knocked down trees and power lines around Ohio, including this tree on Weber Rd. in Columbus' Clintonville neighborhood.
7:31AM
July
5, 2012

American Electric Power says it’s restored power to most of the customers who lost electricity after heavy weekend storms, but about 143,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity.