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Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Columbus to Seattle

 Taijuan Moorman Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Columbus to Seattle

Editor’s note: This article has been updated from August 2018 to include a new, daily nonstop flight to Seattle from Alaska Airlines. Alaska Airlines has announced a second daily nonstop Seattle flight to John Glenn Columbus International Airport this summer. Flights will operate June 18 through August 17, 2020, in addition to existing year-round flights […]

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Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

The latest US Census data released at the end of 2019 reveals that the population growth in our country is slowing overall. Fewer births and more deaths have caused the national annual increase to dip below the one million mark for the first time in decades. While Ohio remains the seventh most populous state in […]

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German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

Brent Warren Brent Warren German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

The German Village Commission will soon weigh in on yet another revision of a proposal to build a boutique hotel at the corner of Livingston and City Park avenues. The latest plan calls for the new building to top out at 55 feet in height, about seven feet shorter than a proposal that was brought […]

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9 Things to Look Forward to in 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans 9 Things to Look Forward to in 2020

2019 was a big year for Columbus that saw the grand opening of new stores and restaurants, the launch of new festivals and events, and plenty of other big surprises we never could have predicted at the start of the year. As we head into the start of a new decade in 2020, here are […]

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Platform Promises Access to Untapped Supply of Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Platform Promises Access to Untapped Supply of Affordable Housing

The issue of affordable housing in Central Ohio received a lot of attention in 2019 – a $100 million Housing Fund was established in June, and a bond package was approved by Columbus voters in May that allocated $50 million toward the cause. But what if there were a way to increase the supply of affordable housing in Columbus […]

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RxBridge Takes on the Goliaths of the PBM World

 Taijuan Moorman RxBridge Takes on the Goliaths of the PBM World

Like many Dublin, Ohio-based tech companies, RxBridge is in a space where the competition continues to keep the status quo. The Big Box PBMs — pharmacy benefit managers like Optum and Express Scripts, which manage prescription drug benefits on behalf of employers — see revenues into the billions, but that doesn’t necessarily point to a […]

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The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

What’s popular isn’t always what’s important. And to that end we always compile a list of our most important news topics to share with our readers outside of the most well read stories based entirely on eyeballs. In this year’s edition you’ll find topics related to local, state and national politics, a focus on important […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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