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car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman car2go Carsharing Services to Leave Columbus

In a decision effective May 31, 2018, car2go’s carsharing services will be discontinued in Columbus. In 2013, car2go was the first company to bring one-way carsharing to the Central Ohio area. But the company says a lack of adoption of its services has lead to the decision to discontinue operations here. In an email, car2go […]

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Franklin County Dog Shelter Accused of Lack of Transparency

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Franklin County Dog Shelter Accused of Lack of Transparency

Shortly after Karla Ross adopted Teddy, a Mini Pinscher and Dachshund mix, from the Franklin County Dog Shelter, she noticed him sneezing and coughing up clear mucus. Ross adopted Teddy for her daughter, who has a difficult time with anxiety, in hopes he would provide her with companionship. She picked him up from the shelter […]

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Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Ohio’s composites industry is getting some investment in hopes that research will give domestic car makers the technology to build lightweight cars that take alternative, cleaner fuel. The investment comes from a partnership between JobsOhio, the state’s non-profit corporation aimed at wooing outside businesses to bring jobs and money to Ohio, and Tennessee’s Institute of […]

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School Levy: By the Numbers

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott

Campaign season for the Columbus City Schools levy is in full bloom. The video commercial has hit youtube and local television stations; the Facebook and Twitter pages are live, and the website is up. The big tagline in the campaign has been, “A quality education should not depend on the color of a child’s skin, […]

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Murph’s On High (formerly Metro) Open for Biz

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On the way to High Beck Tavern for some late grease grub last night, We discovered that the old Metro’s, on South High, has been transformed and re-opened as Murph’s On High. We were poured big drinks, served by an engaging bartender, Candy. The owner, Matt Murphy, introduced himself and we had a cool 10-minute […]

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