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Columbus Recharges Plan to Encourage College Grads to Call the City Home

21, 2009

Central Ohio is home to more than 110,000 college students. An estimated two-thirds of them will leave the area after they graduate.

Authorities Investigate Nelsonville, OH Sewer Explosion

A workman checks for debris in Nelsonville's storm water sewer system, damagaed by an explosion Saturday evening
February 26, 2007

Authorities in Nelsonville are still investigating a Saturday night explosion that forced the evacuation of 60 homes in the Athens County community. No one was injured. The driver of a Jeep skidded off a city street and gasoline spread through the city’s storm water drainage system.

Brain Drain affects Columbus

20, 2003

While the rest of the Columbus job market is stabilizing, the area continues to lose jobs in the professional, scientific and technology sector. Bill Lafayette of the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce says salary pressure is forcing companies to ship technical jobs overseas – to India, China and Russia.