NetJets Stays in Columbus

12:00AM
March
12, 2008

NetJets, the world’s largest private jet company, announced today it will make Columbus the site for a major expansion. Officials say the move will create at least 810 new jobs and build the largest flight safety facility in the world.

Lifeguard Shortage Plagues Summer Pools

12:00AM
March
10, 2008

The Columbus Zoo will open a 22.7 acre water park this summer. Zoombezi Bay will be the first water park in the county to offer admission to both a zoo and a water park on one ticket. The zoo is currently trying to staff enough lifeguards to monitor the water park something other area pools have been struggling with for the past few years.

Winter Storm Poses Threat of Floods

12:00AM
March
10, 2008

Mother Nature continues her wrath on central Ohio as warm temperatures melt snow and pose the threat of floods.

Voters Show Up To Cast Absentee Ballots

12:00AM
February
8, 2008

Many Ohioans are casting their votes for the March 4th primary almost a month in advance. Starting Friday, county elections boards are sending out absentee ballots to voters who requested them. Or, voters may go to their local elections office to pick up a ballot and vote in person.

Thousands Turn Out for Columbus “Citizen Summit.”

12:00AM
January
30, 2008

What was billed as a “Citizen Summit” drew an estimated 2,000 to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The summit marks the start of a planning effort for the city’s bi-centennial in 2012. And suggested projects that make the cut will be included in a bi-centennial blueprint and possibly funded by a city bond issue.

Westerville Police Probe Death at St. Ann’s Hospital

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12:00AM
January 21, 2008

An autopsy was completed Monday in what authorities are calling a suspicious death at St. Ann’s Hospital.

Former OSU Chimps Lose Lawsuit

12:00AM
January
18, 2008

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is considering appealing a Texas court decision that seven former Ohio State University primates do not have the legal right to sue. PETA tried to get legal standing for the primates, saying the conditions of their sanctuary was substandard.

Commissioners’ decision lands county in court

12:00AM
January
11, 2008

The company that lost its bid to install plumbing and heating ventilation and air-conditioning in huntington ballpark has taken legal action against the county.

Language Gets in the Way of Safety, ODPS Looks to Bridge Gap

12:00AM
January
4, 2008

The Ohio Department of Public Safety is trying to facilitate more outreach programs to learn about the state’s growing diverse populations so that ODPS can provide more people with the proper safety services. In its first steps towards reaching this goal, ODPS hosted an information forum in Columbus today.