Little Canal Winchester Boasts National Barber Museum

Historic barber chairs and barber poles dot the National Barber Museum in Canal Winchester, Ohio.
Historic barber chairs and barber poles dot the National Barber Museum in Canal Winchester, Ohio.
August 4, 2014

Nestled in the small village of Canal Winchester is the National Barber Museum, which showcases the profession’s interesting past.

Cool Summer Temperatures Ahead

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10-day forecast, Columbus, Ohio
July 14, 2014

It certainly won’t be anywhere near as cold as last February, but Central Ohio and much of the nation is about to experience some unseasonable weather.

Revenues Down At Ohio’s Four Casinos

Revenues at Ohio four voter-approved gambling casinos dropped across the board in June.
7, 2014

Revenues for all four of Ohio’s voter approved casinos were down in June.

AG DeWine Certifies clean energy ballot issue

The Ohio Attorney General today certified a clean energy ballot isse.
7, 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified a petition for a proposed Ohio Clean Energy amendment to the Ohio Constitution.

Ohio Ends Fiscal Year With $800 Million Surplus

Ohio's fiscal year ends with a bit of a surplus.
2, 2014

Ohio has ended its budget year as expected with a nearly $800 million surplus, money set aside to fund tax breaks and any unexpected Medicaid expenses coming from federal health care reform. State budget director Tim Keen said Wednesday Ohio beat projections for the fourth consecutive fiscal year through spending cuts and better-than-expected tax revenues. [...]

400,000 Expected Downtown for Red, White and Boom

Red, White and BOOM! in downtown Columbus.
2, 2014

Planners expect 400-thousand people downtown tomorrow night for the 34th annual Red, White and Boom Celebration.

Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak Outnumbers Nation in 2013

Columbus Public Health officials say Central Ohio's mumps outbreak now outnumbers cases nationwide in 2013.
24, 2014

The number of mumps cases in Central Ohio now outnumbers all of the cases nationwide last year.

City Auditor Warns of Possible Financial Trouble

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Columbus City Auditor Hugh Dorrian says state cuts and the elimination of certain tax revenues could have a negative effect on city finances.
24, 2014

Columbus City Auditor Hugh Dorrian says a letter he sent to Mayor Coleman and City Council two weeks ago about city finances was a warning not a condemnation.

State Begins Gypsy Moth Treatment Program

The Ohio Department of Agriculture today began using low flying airplanes to spray gypsy moths living in Central Ohio.
23, 2014

The sounds of low-flying planes above Central Ohio today are part of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s attempt to reduce the gypsy moth population.