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Meet the Candidate – Rob Jarvis for US House District 15

  Meet the Candidate – Rob Jarvis for US House District 15

Come and meet Rob Jarvis, the Democratic candidate for US House 15. He will be holding multiple voter Q & A sessions in Franklin County. He is the Democratic Candidate who wants to bring back government to the people and not the big corporations. Come here what he has to say and let him know […]

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Central Ohio Home to 19 of the Most Expensive Zip Codes in the State

Walker Evans Walker Evans Central Ohio Home to 19 of the Most Expensive Zip Codes in the State

According to a new report from PropertyShark.com, Central Ohio is home to 38 percent of the state’s most expensive zip codes, calculated by their median home sale prices for 2016. The Village of Galena in Delaware County was the highest priced zip code in the region with a median home sale price of just over $388,000, […]

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Franklin County Now Largest in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklin County Now Largest in Ohio

According to the latest US Census data, Franklin County is now the largest in the State of Ohio, surpassing Cuyahoga County for the first time. The data now indicates that Franklin County has an estimated population of 1,264,518 as of 2016, with Cuyahoga County clocking in at 1,249,352 — a difference of 15,166 people. Since […]

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GOP Announces Endorsements for City Auditor and City Attorney

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega GOP Announces Endorsements for City Auditor and City Attorney

The Franklin County GOP announced their endorsements for City Attorney and City Auditor, picking private practice lawyer Don Kline to run against current City Council President Zach Klein and local businessman Bob Mealy to run unchallenged (so far) in the races, respectively. A unanimous vote last Tuesday night endorsed Kline, pitting him against Klein in […]

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Columbus Working to Fix Infant Mortality Rate Problem

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Working to Fix Infant Mortality Rate Problem

The inaugural class of community health workers, from CelebrateOne’s Connector Corps program, were recognized Tuesday by Mayor Andrew Ginther and other city officials. The 24 women graduating spent the past year learning how to connect at-risk populations around Columbus with life-improving resources with the end goal of reducing Franklin County’s infant mortality rate. Graduate Claudia […]

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Frustration Grows at Lack of Progress on Westland Mall Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Frustration Grows at Lack of Progress on Westland Mall Site

Frustration is growing on the West Side as the another year passes with no movement on the Westland Mall site. Although it looked like demolition of the mall was imminent last December — when Franklin Township officials cited the property’s owner for a series of code violations — those issues were resolved a short time later and the mall […]

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Opinion: Establishment Politics Will Not Solve the Challenges Our City Faces

Will Petrik Will Petrik Opinion: Establishment Politics Will Not Solve the Challenges Our City Faces

I am an elected member of the Franklin County Democratic Party (FCDP) Central Committee. On Wednesday evening, I got an email on FCDP letterhead with an announcement from Columbus City Attorney Rick Pfeiffer. His message to the Democratic Party Executive Committee was that he will not be seeking re-election for City Attorney. He closed with […]

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