WOSU News Archives For: November 29, 2012

Plans For Columbus Designer Outlet Mall Mean Economy On The Mend

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Tanger Outlets and Simon Property Group plan to build a 350,000 square foot shopping outlet along interstate 71 north of Columbus
November 29, 2012

News that Columbus will soon be home to an up-scale outlet mall may be another sign that the economy is recovering. Tanger Outlet Malls plans to open a mall with designer and name brand retailers before the 2014 holiday shopping season.

Cities Cash In On Leasing Land For Drilling

Wick Park in Youngstown
Youngstown officials say they don't intend to lease Wick Park or any other city park land for natural gas drilling.
29, 2012

In some Eastern Ohio cities like Youngstown and Campbell, the source for a financial and jobs windfall is development of the oil and gas fields know as the Utica shale.

New Legislation Would Give Ohio Schools More Flexibility

New legislation headed to the Ohio Senate would allow school districts more flexibility in scheduling class time
29, 2012

Sponsors say a bill passed by the Ohio House would give school districts more flexibility in making up snow days and other lost time.

IBM Plans Job Additions In Central Ohio

IBM plans to add 500 jobs in Columbus over three years.
November 29, 2012

IBM Corp. plans to ramp up its analytics operations in Ohio.

Company officials planned Thursday to announce that IBM will create a new analytics center in suburban Columbus.