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Shopping Fell During Week After Thanksgiving

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The International Council of Shopping Centers says retail sales dropped more than three percent for the week ended December 1st.
8:30AM
December
5, 2012

The International Council of Shopping Centers says retail sales dropped more than three percent for the week ended December 1st.

Columbus Celebrates “Day Of The Dead” Holiday

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One version of the Mexican sugar skulls, or calaveras, featured in a Thursday "Day of the Dead" event at Global Gallery coffee shop in Clintonville.
4:07PM
November
1, 2012

An event Thursday night in Clintonville features Latin folk music, traditional art, and several takes on the iconic Mexican sugar skulls.

October Retail Sales Up Due To Early Holiday Discounts

12:00AM
November
17, 2010

Experts often use October retail sales to gauge how the holiday shopping season will fare. WOSU reports analysts predict shoppers will spend more this holiday season than last.

MLK-OBAMA

12:00AM
January
18, 2010

Visitors at the King Arts Complex remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of the King holiday. They had varied opinions about how President Obama is carrying out King’s legacy.

A Sales Tax Holiday For School Supplies?

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12:00AM
August 27, 2009

Ohio parents have been spending millions on school supplies and equipment for their children, plus an extra six per cent or so on top of that for state and local sales taxes. A newly-formed taxpayers group is hoping that, before the start of next school year, there will be a three-day sales tax holiday, but Ohio legislators have been cool to the idea for several years.

Worker Killed At Former Holiday Inn On Lane

12:00AM
April
13, 2009

Elevator inspectors say a safety device was inoperable at the time an elevator mechanic died. The mechanic was working on an elevator at the former Holiday Inn on Lane Avenue when he was crushed Monday morning.

“No Refusal Weekend” in Columbus

12:00AM
July
2, 2008

Columbus police plan to spend the holiday weekend cracking down on drunk drivers. From July 3rd through the 5th, police will have extra traffic officers working overtime, and those suspected of driving under the influence may face additional consequences.

Buckeye gear proves to be a holiday retail booster

12:00AM
December
19, 2006

Some retailers have been struggling these past few weeks inticing consumers to shop more. As sales begin to stagger, ohio state univeristy gear is flying off the shelves. the football team’s perfect season has led to a higher than usual demand for a buckeye gift.

Choirs Entertain Travelers At Port Columbus

The Licking Heights High School Choir Serenades Port Columbus Travelers
12:00AM
December 11, 2006

Port Columbus kicked off a week of holiday entrainment Monday with a series of concerts by local choral groups. 10 central Ohio area will perform for holiday travelers in the airport’s ticketing lobby.

Landscapers get extra revenue through holiday lighting

12:00AM
December
5, 2005

It’s that time of year when many families pull out boxes of lights, many of them reminiscent of the one in Chevy Chase’s Christmas Vacation, to decorate their homes for the holidays. But some people can not find the time to string them, so they’ve called on landscaping companies to do it for them. It can cost thousands of dollars. And the popularity of this service is a boon for landscapers.