National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman wants the city to explore the use of surveillance cameras as a means of reducing crime. It might be as controversial as red-light cameras at intersections, but people living on the Near East Side seem to favor the idea.