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Thousands Turn Out for Columbus “Citizen Summit.”

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January
30, 2008

What was billed as a “Citizen Summit” drew an estimated 2,000 to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The summit marks the start of a planning effort for the city’s bi-centennial in 2012. And suggested projects that make the cut will be included in a bi-centennial blueprint and possibly funded by a city bond issue.

Sen. Voinovich Pushes Foreclosure Assistance Legislation

Sen. Voinovich (R-OH) and Columbus Mayor Coleman tour a rehabilitated part of the Franklinton neighborhood.
12:00AM
December 11, 2007

The Franklinton section of Columbus has been hard-hit by foreclosures. On Monday Mayor Coleman and Sen. George Voinovich visited the area to discuss the crisis. Sen. Voinovich has introduced legislation in Congress to help homeowners who are struggling with their mortgages.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman wins third term

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12:00AM
November 7, 2007

Michael Coleman defended his position as mayor of Columbus Tuesday night after what some might consider his most challenging campaign since he took office in 1999. This will be Coleman’s third term as mayor.

Loft Condo Auction: A Sign of the Times?

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12:00AM
October 26, 2007

At least eight downtown loft condominiums in the Carlyles Watch development will be sold this Sunday at auction. The unusual sale could be the result of a bottomed-out real estate market, faltering downtown redevelopment or a glut of condos perceived as overpriced.

Mayor Colman’s campaign criticizes Todd’s new ad

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October
8, 2007

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s re-election campaign is criticizing his opponent Bill Todd for an ad released Monday. The ad uses graphic sounds to depict Coleman’s stance on crime as weak.

FAA: Skybus Cleared for Take-Off

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12:00AM
May 10, 2007

The low-fare airline Skybus held a coming-out party Thursday evening at Port Columbus. Governor Strickland was there to greet the carrier’s flagship as the airline cleared its final regulatory hurdle.

Columbus Streetcar Group Says System Would be Economic Boon

Columbus City Council member Maryellen O'Shaughnessy listen to streetcar predictions
12:00AM
December 14, 2006

Representatives of Mayor Coleman’s streetcar working group presented their recommendations to a few members of the Columbus city council on Wednesday.

Officals Urge Buckeye Fans: Celebrate Michigan Win Appropriately

Columbus Mayor Coleman urges Buckeye fans to celebrate a victory over Michigan "with class"
12:00AM
November 13, 2006

Officials hope Saturday’s game between top-ranked Ohio State and second-ranked Michigan won’t end in a night of rioting as it did four years ago. Even so, they say there will be an increased post-game police presence to deter any violence.

Coleman, Voinovich Blast “Learn & Earn”

Sen. Voinovich (R-OH), Columbus Mayor Coleman denounce Issue 3 "Learn & Earn"
12:00AM
October 18, 2006

Columbus Mayor Coleman and Sen. Voinovich today jointly condemned the Learn and Earn ballot initiative. The measure would amend the state constitution to allow slot machines at the state’s seven race tracks. Minutes later, Cleveland’s mayor and a member of Congress spoke in favor of the plan.

Columbus Mayor Vows To Reduce Number of Illegal Guns

12:00AM
September
6, 2006

Columbus police and city officials say they’ll boost efforts to combat the scourge of violent crime in the city. Using a display of recently confiscated guns as a backdrop, the city’s top elected official vowed to reduce the number of illegal weapons on the street.