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South Side Renewal Afoot After 2012 State Of City Address Promise

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Innis Avenue's William Duncan (in right picture) stands near his newly refurbished home. Duncan purchased the home a year ago. He received a $15,000 grant to fix up the home's exterior as part of the city's South Side renewal initiative .
5:00AM
February
21, 2013

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman will make his annual state of the city address this evening at South High School. The event’s location is not far from some substantial improvements being made to the city’s South Side neighborhood, a proposal made in last year’s address.

Two Men Found Dead In Columbus Garage

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7:50AM
January
16, 2013

Police say two men were found fatally shot in a South side garage yesterday.

South Columbus Couple Dead After Murder/Suicide

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7:51AM
December
17, 2012

Police say a man went to the south Columbus home of his estranged wife and asked to be let in before he fatally shot her and then committed suicide.

Four Hospitalized After South Side Shooting

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8:22AM
December
14, 2012

Columbus Police say a van was stopped at the intersection of Lockbourne Rd. and Whittier St. last night when another vehicle drove up beside it and at least one person started shooting.

Columbus Woman Charged In Fatal Double-Shooting

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10:56AM
November
1, 2012

A Columbus woman has been charged with murder after a double shooting on the city’s south side this week.

South Side Business Owners Hope For Best As Mayor Plans Revival

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Jones' Appliances has been an operating business on Parsons Avenue on the South Side for 40 years. Area business owners hope Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's new plan to revive the area will be successful.
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March
1, 2012

In his annual state of the city address, Mayor Michael Coleman put a priority revitalizing the city’s south side. But as WOSU reports, the mayor’s plan drew skepticism from some business owners along Parsons Avenue.

Columbus Mayor Announces South Side Renewal Plan

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Mayor Coleman releasing his 2012 budget proposal for the city of Columbus
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March
1, 2012

The bicentennial State of the City address, given last night by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, focused on the renewal happening in some of the city’s most troubled neighborhoods. And as WOSU reports, the mayor introduced a plan to revitalize the one of the city’s most overlooked communities.

New Obetz Warehouse To Bring 600 Jobs

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The Seattle-based online retailer specializes in clothing for children and new or expecting mothers.
8:29AM
February 16, 2012

Online retailer Zulily says it will create the jobs at a new fulfillment center over the next five years.