Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
Ohio’s jobless rate declined again last month to 4.8%. The new number is the latest sign that central Ohio’s job market is turning in favor of workers. The tightening labor market helps job seekers but may put a brake on growth of some individual companies.
Urban living has revitalized some Columbus neighborhoods. Condos, restaurants and shops attract new residents and visitors. But there’s a downside: parking. It’s becoming more and more of a headache for the downtown area’s thriving neighborhoods. WOSU takes a look at the parking crunch and a possible solution.
Democratic state senators are making their pitch for raising Ohio’s minimum wage and ensuring that an expansion of the Medicaid health program remains in place.
Scrap metal dealers are getting help combatting theft from a new data-sharing arrangement through the Ohio Courts Network.
A panel studying Ohio’s reliance on public assistance programs is focusing on better case management and young adults as they look for new ways to tackle poverty.
Dan Creekmur will become the president of Columbia Gas of Ohio beginning in February.
A research group says a new law freezing the state’s green energy standards has led to significant declines in the wind and solar industry in Ohio. But the study is getting some blowback from a key backer of that law.
Two local towing companies have settled a class action lawsuit which claimed they charged unlawful fees. As many as 50,000 people could get partial refunds.
Demolition has begun of a central Ohio veterans memorial ahead of the creation of a statewide veterans memorial on the site.
Many homeowners in Central Ohio whose property value declined during the housing crisis are breathing a sigh of relief. It’s estimated that there’s been nearly a 50 percent drop in the number of Central Ohio homes underwater. And local real estate experts say 2015 will be a great time to refinance or sell a home.