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Undocumented Immigrants in Sanctuary Ask ICE for Stays of Removal

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Undocumented Immigrants in Sanctuary Ask ICE for Stays of Removal

After seeking sanctuary in Columbus churches for several years, undocumented immigrants Edith Espinal and Miriam Vargas may soon return home to their families. Following the Biden administration’s decision to pause deportations for some non-citizens for 100 days, Espinal and Vargas are applying for stays of removal to prevent the Department of Homeland Security from acting […]

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Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Will Win Ohio?

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Will Win Ohio?

The Ohio primary is less than three weeks away. With the 10th democratic debate behind us, Ohioans are getting a better idea of who’s speaking on issues that affect the state, and who they may nominate to face President Donald Trump in November.  A recent poll by Baldwin Wallace University gauged Ohio voters’ priorities among […]

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Community Leaders Call for Accountability in Process to Reform Police Department

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Community Leaders Call for Accountability in Process to Reform Police Department

Between the selection of Tom Quinlan as the new chief of the Columbus Division of Police and the recent report released by the Community Safety Advisory Commission, it’s safe to say some changes may soon be underway for the department. As the public awaits next steps, community leaders are pushing for early and often measures […]

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Candidates for City Council Debate Biggest Local Issues

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Candidates for City Council Debate Biggest Local Issues

Tax abatements, income inequality, affordable housing, jobs, and education – Columbus City Council candidates hit all the hot button issues during their debate at the Columbus Metropolitan Club on Wednesday, October 23.  Incumbent councilmembers Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, and Emmanuel Remy are all up for re-election this November, an opportunity for the progressive […]

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Morgan Harper Wants Faster Paced Progressive Action in District 3

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Morgan Harper Wants Faster Paced Progressive Action in District 3

There’s a new Democratic challenger in Ohio’s District 3, and she’s looking to bring a faster pace and more progressive policies to the seat now held by US Rep. Joyce Beatty. In a recent interview with Columbus Underground, Morgan Harper detailed her policy platform, her campaign strategies, and her intent to plot a new course […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Hoyo’s Opens at North Market, “Not Chicken” at Hot Chicken & More

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Restaurant Roundup: Hoyo’s Opens at North Market, “Not Chicken” at Hot Chicken & More

Columbus has so many new restaurants, expansions, menu updates and other changes, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with everything. That’s why our Restaurant Roundup series was designed to keep you informed with the latest and greatest updates. This week, learn about a regional brewery acquired by a national brand, a new food truck from […]

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Restaurant Roundup: News from Middle West Spirits, Graeter’s and more

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Restaurant Roundup: News from Middle West Spirits, Graeter’s and more

Columbus has so many new restaurants, expansions, menu updates and other changes, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with everything. That’s why our Restaurant Roundup series was designed to keep you informed with the latest and greatest updates. This week, get your know-how on what your local distilleries, breweries and craftsmen have been up to. […]

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