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Columbus Gears Up for Armed Protests This Weekend

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Gears Up for Armed Protests This Weekend

Updated 01/15/2021: This article has been updated to include information on City of Columbus Downtown campus closures. Coming just over a week after the insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol, and the FBI warning of more armed, pro-Trump protests planned in all 50 states ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, local […]

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Applications for Civilian Review Board Now Being Accepted

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Applications for Civilian Review Board Now Being Accepted

Applications for Columbus’ civilian review board are being accepted now through Jan. 15, 2021. Since August, community members from the Civilian Review Board Work Group have met over a half-dozen times to review best practices from boards in other cities, and outline recommendations for the board’s powers and roles, as well as board member qualifications […]

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City, County Announce Stay at Home Advisory

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City, County Announce Stay at Home Advisory

Beginning Friday, November 20 at 6 p.m., Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health are advising all residents in the city and county to stay at home, in an effort to mitigate the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the region. Dr. Mysheika Roberts, Columbus Public Health Commissioner, gave an update on […]

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Investigations Into Resident Complaints of Police Stifled by Officer Aversion

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Investigations Into Resident Complaints of Police Stifled by Officer Aversion

The results of an investigation by the law firm BakerHostetler, in which the firm was charged with reviewing complaints by residents against Columbus police officers during protests early this summer, appears to have been stifled by some officers unwilling to share complete information during the investigation. Mayor Andrew Ginther said during a Tuesday press conference […]

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This Community Organization Says Mayor Ginther Continues to Ignore Them

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman This Community Organization Says Mayor Ginther Continues to Ignore Them

When it comes to service work, food banks, clothing drives, affordable housing developments and the like are typical of faith-based organizations. But 24 years ago, those efforts didn’t seem to go far enough for local clergy and their congregations. A diverse group of religious organizations came together out of frustration that the root causes of […]

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Update: City Officials Propose 10pm Closing Time for Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: City Officials Propose 10pm Closing Time for Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants

Update 7/27: Columbus City Council passes ordinance to restrict restaurant, bar and nightclub hours, now set to close at 10 p.m. Update 7/28, 1 p.m.: A number of local businesses, including 16-Bit, Pins Mechanical Co., Late Night Slice and over two dozen others, have filed a lawsuit against the City of Columbus. Update: 7/28, 5 […]

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Free Food Market Coming to Linden

Susan Post Susan Post Free Food Market Coming to Linden

The City of Columbus, the Healthy Families Healthy Neighborhoods Reality Collaborative and Columbus Next Generation Corporation announced today the funding of a free food market with pharmacy access in Linden. Construction on the Linden Fresh Market is slated to begin in September at 1464 Cleveland Ave., formerly the site of Eagle Market. The market will […]

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