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CNN: Columbus, Ohio’s Happening Side

 The Hegemo

cnn.com wrote Columbus, Ohio’s happening side Fri May 30, 2008 By Jason Cohen Tens of thousands of people head to Columbus every fall during Ohio State’s football season. I’m as much a road-trip loving football fan as the next guy, but I actually never thought the Ohio capital was as charming as say Madison, Wisconsin, […]

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Ohio’s minority growth offsets population losses

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Plain Dealer wrote Ohio’s minority growth offsets population losses Posted by Robert L. Smith May 01, 2008 A Plain Dealer analysis of new census data found that minority communities surged in size in Ohio this decade, helping to offset population losses and secure Ohio’s position as America’s seventh-largest state. Ohio lost about 24,000 white […]

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Columbus’ population up, a rarity in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Columbus’ population up, a rarity in Ohio Thursday, March 27, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK The Columbus and Cincinnati metro areas are gaining people, but the rest of the state’s urban areas continue to shed population as Ohio’s economic struggles persist. Only 60 of the nation’s 363 metropolitan areas lost population between July […]

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Columbus region grows, rest of Ohio stalls

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Region grows, Ohio stalls Thursday, March 20, 2008 BY JEB PHILLIPS If it were not for the growth of central Ohio’s seven counties, the state would have had a net loss of more than 16,000 residents in 2007. Ohio led the nation with seven of the 34 counties that had the biggest […]

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City’s measured growth conserves past gains

 

The Dispatch wrote A sharp slowdown in the city of Columbus’ once-sprawling growth isn’t necessarily a cause for concern. Thursday, February 14, 2008 Blossoming like a well-cultivated rose is, in Columbus’ case, preferable to growing like a weed. That’s not to question the benefit of the city’s policies of the past. Anyone conversant with Columbus’ […]

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Columbus has a slowing appetite for annexation

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Columbus still has an appetite for annexation, but it’s swallowing up land much slower lately Monday, February 4, 2008 BY DEBBIE GEBOLYS Columbus used to grow like a weed. But lately, its suburbs are more likely to be broadening their borders. In Franklin County last year, Columbus added 111 acres while Hilliard […]

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Not on the brink: Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote On the brink: Columbus Sunday, December 9, 2007 BY JOE HALLETT, ALAN JOHNSON AND MARK NIQUETTE The aggressive growth policy Sensenbrenner spun in motion during a record 14 years as mayor, beginning in 1954, catapulted Columbus from a cowtown with a good football team to a dynamic urban gem that sparkled as […]

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