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Columbus City Council Candiates Bicker Over Crime, Arena

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Hearcel Craig makes a point as fellow Columbus City Council members Zach Klein and Michelle Mills listen.
4:27PM
October
27, 2011

The public purchase of Nationwide Arena, saving jobs, fighting crime and managing city money were issues that split the eight candidates for Columbus City Council at Thursday’s debate at the the Columbus Metropolitan Club.

Anti-Gambling Group Suing Over Kasich’s Casino Deal

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A conservative anti-gambling group is vowing a legal fight over the deal Gov. John Kasich worked out with the developer of casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati.
12:00AM
June
17, 2011

A conservative anti-gambling group is vowing a legal fight over the deal Gov. John Kasich worked out with the developer of casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati.

Columbus City Council And County Approve Casino Deal

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Both the Columbus City Council and Franklin County Board of Commissioners have approved the annexation deal between the city and developers of the West side casino.
12:00AM
June
7, 2011

Both the Columbus City Council and Franklin County Board of Commissioners have approved the annexation deal between the city and developers of the West side casino.

Developer, City Strike Deal, Clearing Way for Casino

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After months of public debate and two days of intense negotiations the developer of the West Side casino has reached an agreement with the city of Columbus which will clear the way for the construction of the gambling center.
12:00AM
May
24, 2011

After months of public debate and two days of intense negotiations the developer of the west side casino has reached an agreement with the city of Columbus which will clear the way for the construction of the gambling center.

More Settlement Talks Today In West Side Casino Dispute

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A second day of settlement talks is scheduled today in federal district court among Columbus, Franklin County, and the owners of a proposed West Side casino.
12:00AM
May
23, 2011

A second day of settlement talks is scheduled today in federal district court among Columbus, Franklin county, and the owners of a proposed west side casino. The parties want to avoid a federal court hearing over water, land annexation and taxes.

West Side Casino Gets One Step Closer

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Developers say they've received a crucial permit from the county. WOSU's Steve Brown has the latest on work at the Columbus-area site, and three others around the state.
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May
19, 2011

Developers say they’ve received a crucial permit from the county. WOSU’s Steve Brown has the latest on work at the Columbus-area site, and three others around the state.

Casino Developer Schedules Ground Breaking

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The floor of a Las Vegas Casino. The proposed West Side Columbus Casino is having problems dealing with sewer and water deals with the City of Columbus.
12:00AM
April
21, 2011

Even with the West Side casino still hinging on a federal lawsuit, developers say they’ll break ground Monday.

Casino Developer Wants To Start Building

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The dispute between the city and Penn National Gaming has dragged on for months.
12:00AM
April
5, 2011

As the developer of the proposed West-side casino and the city remain mired in a dispute over whether to annex the property into Columbus, developers say they’re on the verge of starting construction.

Labor Unions Rally Against Columbus Casino Delays

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12:00AM
March 23, 2011

More than a hundred union workers and their leaders rallied Tuesday at the site for the new Hollywood Casino on the west side of Columbus. Union officials say they’re concerned that on-going disputes between Columbus and Penn National Gaming, the casino’s owner, will hold up construction.

Casino Developer Sues Columbus and Franklin County

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Penn National casino files lawsuit against city of Columbus.
12:00AM
March
11, 2011

The company that’s building a new casino on the city’s West Side filed a lawsuit in federal court this morning against the City of Columbus and Franklin County for withholding water and sewer services.