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Independent Investigations, Expanded Background Checks Among Council Public Safety Legislative Steps

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Independent Investigations, Expanded Background Checks Among Council Public Safety Legislative Steps

Throughout the month of July and before members go on recess, Columbus City Council will advance a legislative package in an effort to reimagine public safety, per a press conference on Thursday, June 25. City Council announced a package that will include independent investigations into lethal force, limiting or banning no-knock raids, instituting background checks […]

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City of Columbus to Honor Black Out and Proud’s Letha Pugh

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City of Columbus to Honor Black Out and Proud’s Letha Pugh

Bake Me Happy Co-Owner and Black Out and Proud Co-Founder Letha Pugh will be honored by the City of Columbus with the Steven Shellabarger Illuminator Award, in tandem with the Pride Illumination at City Hall. “From her work with Black Out and Proud to expand education, social opportunities, the arts, spirituality, and social justice that […]

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Christopher Columbus Statues Fall in Other Cities, Remain Intact in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Christopher Columbus Statues Fall in Other Cities, Remain Intact in Ohio

The darkest parts of America’s history are often glossed over in grade school — from the slave ownership of George Washington to the white terrorist massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma — and few historical icons stand taller in that regard than Christopher Columbus. Our city’s namesake was best known for “Discovering America” (he never actually set foot outside […]

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Coronavirus Update: City Estimates $41M Decrease in Revenue & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: City Estimates $41M Decrease in Revenue & More

Editor’s Note: As of 6/9/2020 at 5 p.m., the only available data countywide is from the Ohio Department of Health. ODH typically lags behind Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health data, the former of which was not available at the time of publishing. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, June 9, 5,227 […]

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Coronavirus Update: Festival Latino, City’s Small Business Fund & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Festival Latino, City’s Small Business Fund & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, May 28, 4,416 cases and 196 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 5,766 cases and 260 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 33,915 cases and 2,098 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Coronavirus Update: Reopening for Daycares, Campgrounds, Gyms, Public Pools & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Reopening for Daycares, Campgrounds, Gyms, Public Pools & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, May 13, 3,345 cases and 116 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 4,227 cases and 150 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported. Statewide, 26,357 cases and 1,543 deaths have been confirmed or are probable. Unemployment — According to the […]

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Virtual Walk with a Doc

  Virtual Walk with a Doc

With many in-person Walk with a Doc events being postponed due to the COVID-19 virus, our team has decided to start hosting VIRTUAL events so that we can remain active and socially connected, even during a period of physical distancing. Every Saturday at 9:00 AM ET we’ll post a video featuring a guest physician who […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!