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Struggle for development in West Franklinton

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Struggle for development in Franklinton Homes not right fit for neighborhood, leaders say Sunday, October 28, 2007 By Mark Ferenchik Vince Gazzara wants to build four houses in Franklinton, the poor Columbus neighborhood of century-old houses just west of Downtown that is struggling to reverse its fortunes. But he doesn’t want […]

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Chicago, NYC, Niagara Falls on Skybus’ radar

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Chicago, New York on Skybus’ radar Friday, October 26, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose Having cut most of its West Coast flights, Skybus Airlines is now looking to add shorter, more-profitable flights. Niagara Falls, N.Y., Gary, Ind., and several greater-New York City area airports are among those reportedly talking to Skybus. […]

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Nine-hole golf course to top former Gahanna landfill

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Nine-hole golf course to top former landfill Thursday, October 25, 2007 By Mike Pramik A nine-hole golf course and practice facility will be the first project to be developed at the former Bedford landfill in Gahanna. Tartan Golf Academy of Central Park will include a par-3 course, a driving range and […]

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Myrtle Beach flights returning to Rickenbacker

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Myrtle Beach flights returning to Rickenbacker Tuesday, October 23, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose One-year-old Myrtle Beach Direct Air will bring back regular passenger service to Rickenbacker Airport starting in March. The move comes two years after Myrtle Beach-based Hooters Air pulled out of Rickenbacker. The airport, part of a former […]

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JetBlue To Drop Columbus Service

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NBC4i.com wrote JetBlue To Drop Columbus Service Tuesday, Oct 23, 2007 – 09:17 AM By Associated Press NEW YORK — Low-fare airline JetBlue is pulling out of Columbus. The company said the service will be discontinued as of Jan. 6, when it will also stop flying to Nashville. Just more than a year ago, JetBlue […]

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Coins, cash or credit for parking? It’s a tossup

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Coins, cash or credit for parking? It’s a tossup Monday, October 22, 2007 By Robert Vitale It hardly seemed like a contest when announced months ago, but tradition and technology are running neck and neck in a test of new parking meters for Columbus. Credit-friendly, bill-accepting machines that control dozens of […]

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Skybus Picks Greensboro For Focus City

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news-record.com wrote Skybus picks PTI Monday, Oct. 22, 2007 Skybus Airlines confirmed today that it will locate a base at Piedmont Triad International Airport, bringing 375 jobs and adding nonstop flights to seven cities. Skubus invest more than $350 million in aircraft and other equipment as part of the project, according to a news release. […]

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