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Getting on the Ballot May be Easiest Part for Columbus Community Bill of Rights

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Getting on the Ballot May be Easiest Part for Columbus Community Bill of Rights

After two previous attempts, the anti-fracking Columbus Community Bill of Rights (CBR) is one step closer to appearing on the November ballot. Columbus City Council is set to approve the ordinance for the ballot at their meeting on Monday, July 30, before it’s off to be verified and assigned an issue number by the Franklin County […]

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Voter’s Guide to Columbus Ballot Issues

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Voter’s Guide to Columbus Ballot Issues

Even as Election Day stands almost a month away, voters are already heading to the polls. Early voting started Wednesday, Oct 12, and along with casting ballots for president and state and local representatives, Columbusites are voting on various bond issues that will go toward public transit, utilities and schools. Columbus City Schools The Columbus […]

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Clintonville Voters to Decide on Tasting Room at Local Distillery

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Clintonville Voters to Decide on Tasting Room at Local Distillery

A Clintonville distillery is trying to get a ballot measure passed by voters to add an on-site tasting room. 451 Spirits, owned by Chad Kessler, has been distilling on Oakland Avenue since February. He said once a tasting room is added, it’ll be a lot easier for him to try new recipes and a lot […]

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Columbus Has Issues: A Guide to the 2014 Ballot Issues

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Columbus Has Issues: A Guide to the 2014 Ballot Issues

If you are following the 2014 election season closely, you’re probably familiar with the candidates for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other major statewide offices. Even the most educated Central Ohio voter, however, may be unfamiliar with the three issues to appear on ballots in Franklin, Fairfield and Delaware counties. Issues 6, 7 […]

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