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Hemp, CBD, and What to Make of SB57

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Hemp, CBD, and What to Make of SB57

On July 30, Gov. Mike DeWine signed into law Senate Bill 57, which decriminalizes hemp in the state of Ohio, making it legal for farmers to crop and process the plant. The Senate bill was made possible by the 2018 Farm Bill, signed into federal law on Dec. 20, 2018, which removed industrial hemp (or […]

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Consulting Group Unveils 140 Police Recommendations in Report

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Consulting Group Unveils 140 Police Recommendations in Report

Editor’s note: This article has been corrected to state the recommendations are the work of Matrix Consulting Group, not the Columbus Community Safety Commission. Matrix Consulting Group, the third-party consultant hired by the City of Columbus to review the Columbus Division of Police, has released their study and given 140 recommendations to reform police policies, […]

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Q&A with City Council Candidate Liliana Rivera Baiman

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Q&A with City Council Candidate Liliana Rivera Baiman

Since 2016, Yes We Can has promoted a progressive platform in the City of Columbus. The group says it represents working families, and is pushing policies for more affordable housing, $15 minimum wage, and implementing a ward system, among other issues. The group is currently endorsing three Columbus City Council candidates for the upcoming election […]

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Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

If you’re hungry, it’s difficult to concentrate in the classroom. That concept is prevalent in grade schools and high schools across the country, but hunger-based needs don’t stop at the college level. Leaders at Columbus State Community College are well aware of this issue, and are looking to take the next step in addressing food […]

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CMC: Cybersecurity Up Close and Personal

  CMC: Cybersecurity Up Close and Personal

Cybersecurity – hacking, privacy concerns, data ransoming – is in the news so often now it’s almost a cliché. While it might seem far away from the average user (or company), there are constant, ever-evolving threats which have the potential to affect everyone. What if your accounts are hacked and your information stolen? What if […]

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Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

On Monday, Columbus City Council passed ordinances to authorize a new bond sale totaling just under $400 million, which would be invested into infrastructure, public safety, public housing and other neighborhood-centric programs throughout the city. “Our 2018 capital investments enhance the quality of life for all our residents by upgrading critical infrastructure needs and neighborhood […]

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Opinion: Columbus Taxpayers Should Not Fund a New Soccer Stadium

Atticus Hannel Coulter Garden Atticus Hannel Coulter Garden Opinion: Columbus Taxpayers Should Not Fund  a New Soccer Stadium

I’ll cut straight to the point: We don’t need to have a conversation on whether Columbus should spend a dime of taxpayer dollars on a new soccer stadium for the Columbus Crew SC, and our elected officials would do wisely to swiftly end the chance of any conversation pertaining to that. It is an election […]

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