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Judge Refuses To Block Homeless Shelter

The Community Shelter Board plans to lease the large building (background) for a winter overflow homeless center. Daycare center operators next door are concerned about loitering.
December 18, 2012

A Franklin County judge has refused to block the opening of an overflow homeless shelter that’s planned for a building that sits next to a day care center.

Columbus Casino Brings In $165 Million In Wagers

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8, 2012

State casino regulators have released the first report on the Hollywood Columbus Casino that opened one month.

Casino Already Bringing Development And Hope For Future

Columbus Western Bowl is one of about a dozen West Side businesses making changes as the Hollywood Casino opens to the public. The bowling alley is undergoing a $1.5 million renovation.
8, 2012

After court battles and a state referendum, the much-anticipated Hollywood Casino opens today on Columbus’ West Side. The people who live and work in the area are betting on the house – to bring a new vibe to the neighborhood that has, for years, been on the decline.