Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
With GM and Ford having filed for Chapter-11 bankruptcy, it’s unclear what the horizon looks like for the American auto industry. But despite a shower of bad news, some young engineers remain excited at the idea of designing new cars for American roads.
Kroger, Giant Eagle, Wal Mart and other major grocers are featuring local produce.
Although gas prices have decreased after hovering at the $4 mark for weeks, food prices continue to rise. As the Ohio State Fair opened its doors Wednesday WOSU found out how rising fuel and food costs affect carnival vendors’ bottom lines.
The week began with new record-high gasoline prices.
When congress returns to Washington next week it will face major budget decisions and debate the Iraq War. But, the elected leaders are also set to consider fuel economy standards that one lobby group says help determine what types of vehicles are available in auto showrooms.
Groups looking to lessen the nation’s dependency on foreign fuels came together for the first Ohio Renewable Energy Summit. The initiative in consideration would reduce the nation’s foreign fuel dependency by a quarter in less than two decades.