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After an Opening Cut Short, Denim Boutique FERA Reopens in the Short North

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman After an Opening Cut Short, Denim Boutique FERA Reopens in the Short North

On Tuesday, May 12, Ohio’s retailers will begin reopening to the public after the state’s Stay at Home order closed all non-essential businesses in late March. Some Central Ohio businesses were just opening their doors for the first time, or preparing to, when coronavirus pandemic shut everything down, including a few restaurants. Denim Boutique FERA, […]

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Columbus Arts Festival to Be Held ‘in Place’

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Arts Festival to Be Held ‘in Place’

After the decision was made to cancel the 2020 Columbus Arts Festival, the Greater Columbus Arts Council has announced plans for the Columbus Arts Festival in Place. The virtual celebration will look at the festival’s “rich history and bright future,” said the organization in a press release, with videos, music and photos, as well as […]

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Coronavirus Update: Doo Dah Parade, Summer Jam West, Liquor Rebate & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Doo Dah Parade, Summer Jam West, Liquor Rebate & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Monday, May 11, 3,039 cases and 95 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 3,881 cases and 128 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported. Statewide, 24,777 cases and 1,357 deaths have been confirmed or are probable. Columbus Public Health has begun […]

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As Juvenile Facilities Report More Cases, Advocates Express Unique Concerns for Youth

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman As Juvenile Facilities Report More Cases, Advocates Express Unique Concerns for Youth

Last week, it was reported by multiple local media outlets that at least 14 youth and 27 staff members — half of the current staff — at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19. The facility last reported on Wednesday, May 6, 25 youth and 30 staff members have tested positive. The […]

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Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

The Ohio State University has announced details of a $40.9 million settlement reached with 162 survivors in 12 lawsuits related to sexual abuse by university physician Richard Strauss from 1978 to 1998. An independent investigation by the university determined last year that Strauss, who died in 2005, abused students during his time at Ohio State […]

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Coronavirus Update: Red, White & BOOM Canceled, Case Numbers & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Red, White & BOOM Canceled, Case Numbers & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, May 7, 2,678 cases of COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington, an increase of 288 cases since Tuesday. Countywide, 3,377 cases and 107 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported, an increase of 389 cases and 20 deaths from Tuesday. Statewide, 22,131 cases […]

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Coronavirus Update: Reopening Plan for Hair Salons, Restaurants Announced

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Reopening Plan for Hair Salons, Restaurants Announced

On Thursday, May 7, Governor Mike DeWine announced the reopening dates for hair salons and personal service businesses, as well as restaurants and bars. Advisory groups were put together for each. The restaurant and bar group was led by Treva Weaver, a Franchisee of Zoup! Eatery, and Debbie Penzone, president and CEO of PENZONE Salons […]

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