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OSU arts center in Lazarus building opens in Feb

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Business First of Columbus wrote OSU arts center in Lazarus building set for February opening Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Ohio State University’s art space in downtown Columbus’ renovated Lazarus building is set to open its doors next month. The university said the 10,000-square-foot OSU Urban Arts Space on the ground floor of the former department […]

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Learn Which Suburb Is Among The Best To Live

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WBNS-10TV wrote Learn Which Suburb Is Among The Best To Live Jan 23 2008 6:52PM COLUMBUS, Ohio – Hilliard is ranked as the most affordable suburb in Ohio, according to Business Week magazine. Factors such as home prices, unemployment, crime rates and income helped push it to the top of the list, 10TV’s Kevin Landers […]

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Skybus International: Don’t Hold Your Breath

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Flying Coach wrote Skybus International: Don’t Hold Your Breath Posted by Marla Matzer Rose on January 22, 2008 Those hoping for $10 flights to the Bahamas and Mexico on Skybus this summer are out of luck. Skybus Airlines applied last year to fly to two cities in the Bahamas as well as to Cancun, Mexico […]

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Franklinton nabs 600 state office jobs

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Business First of Columbus wrote Franklinton nabs 600 jobs through state office consolidation Friday, January 18, 2008 by Brian R. Ball Franklinton will gain 600 state employees as neighbors and customers this summer when the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections consolidates its Columbus offices. The state prison system will begin relocating from three office […]

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Rehabbed South Campus shedding its bad reputation

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The Dispatch wrote Rehabbed South Campus shedding its bad reputation Monday, January 21, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK Seedy, slummy and scuzzy were three words that used to describe some apartments near Ohio State University’s South Campus. Some say another adjective now better describes the South Campus residential area: stabilizing. Since the Gateway retail and residential […]

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19 Days into Urban In-Fill’s COTA Challenge

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Urban In-Fill wrote 19 Days January 19, 2008 by Jeff Nineteen days into the month and I’ve only used the car three times, and those times were for trips to and from work. Late hours and Sundays, when limited COTA schedules are the culprit. I’ve put a total of $30 in gas in the tank […]

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MORPC seeking nominations for annual awards

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ThisWeekNews wrote MORPC seeking nominations for annual awards Thursday, January 17, 2008 JEFF DONAHUE The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is seeking nominations from the central Ohio community for two major awards to be presented during a newly created State of the Region luncheon. The luncheon is set for April 16 in the ballroom of […]

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