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Large Solar Facility Planned for South Side Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Large Solar Facility Planned for South Side Site

A new plan has emerged for the 173-acre former landfill site near the intersection of I-71 and I-270 on the South Side. SWACO will lease the land to New York-based BQ Energy Development to build a 50-megawatt solar energy facility. The SWACO Board of Trustees approved a contract for the project, which will be known […]

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Questline Assists Energy Utilities with Striking the Right Chord with Customers

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Questline Assists Energy Utilities with Striking the Right Chord with Customers

COVID-19 posed many new challenges for a wide variety of industries, including energy utility companies. Striking the right balance of understanding and promoting their service when communicating with customers took some nuance. Content marketing company Questline helps utility companies like AEP Ohio, AMP, Ohio Electric Cooperatives, and even the City of Columbus, with their messaging. […]

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COSI Delays Planned Reopening

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman COSI Delays Planned Reopening

After announcing its reopening date nearly two weeks ago, COSI has announced it will delay its reopening, originally slated for today, Wednesday, July 8 for members and Wednesday, July 15 for the general public. COSI announced the delay with the following statement: After careful consideration of the current COVID-19 situation in Franklin County, COSI has made the difficult decision […]

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Update: City of Columbus Announces Mask Mandate

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: City of Columbus Announces Mask Mandate

Editor’s Note 6/7/2020: This article has been updated to include additional information on the mask mandate after a City Council vote on Monday, July 6. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced on Thursday, July 2 that he would be signing an executive order, to go in effect beginning Friday, July 3, requiring the use of facial […]

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Faith Mission’s Health Center Integrates HIV Testing with Primary Care

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Faith Mission’s Health Center Integrates HIV Testing with Primary Care

Saturday, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and a new program from Faith Mission’s Health Center is joining health centers nationally in taking steps toward ending the HIV epidemic. The center offers medical care to people who are homeless, low-income or uninsured. With this new program, many of the free and low-cost services the center […]

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Update: Coronavirus Update: COSI Reopens, Cases Increase & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: Coronavirus Update: COSI Reopens, Cases Increase & More

Editor’s Note 6/8/2020: This article has been updated to include information on COSI’s reopening delay. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, June 25, 6,567 cases and 297 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 8,683 cases and 432 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public […]

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Ohio Joins Other States in Recent COVID-19 Case Upswing

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Joins Other States in Recent COVID-19 Case Upswing

By Jake Zuckerman The new coronavirus accelerated its spread over the last week in Ohio, an analysis of state data shows. On Monday, the Ohio Department of Health published data showing 729 Ohioans contracted COVID-19, the most new cases reported in a 24-hour span since May 21. The 10-day average of new cases has ticked upward […]

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