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Local Political Update: Appointments, Elections & Endorsements

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Political Update: Appointments, Elections & Endorsements

While the majority of our collective political attention spans will be directed at the Presidential race in 2016, there’s still quite a bit of local and regional political news on the horizon. If you mentally checked out over the past couple of weeks — either for holiday celebrations or for repeat viewings of Star Wars […]

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Mayor Coleman to Join Law Firm Ice Miller in 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor Coleman to Join Law Firm Ice Miller in 2016

After 16 years serving as the Mayor of the City of Columbus, Michael B. Coleman announced today that he will be joining the local offices of Indianapolis-based law firm Ice Miller. Coleman will complete his term as Mayor at the end of the year, and will join Ice Miller as the Director of Business and Government […]

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Biggest Local News Story of 2014: Coleman Ending Mayorship

Walker Evans Walker Evans Biggest Local News Story of 2014: Coleman Ending Mayorship

2014 was filled with big local news stories, as we can specifically attest here at Columbus Underground. It was a very busy year for our editorial staff, and a constant stream of announcements kept everyone with plenty to write about. When we polled our readers on their thoughts about the biggest and most definitive news […]

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City Seeking Input on New Green Community Plan

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea City Seeking Input on New Green Community Plan

On the first day of Christmas, Michael Coleman gave to you the five-year community sustainability plan. And just like when your mother used to insist you write your great aunt a card telling her how much you liked her Christmas present, the city hopes you will provide feedback on the sustainability plan before Dec. 17. […]

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Council President Ginther Enters the Race for Columbus Mayor

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Council President Ginther Enters the Race for Columbus Mayor

Columbus City Council President Andrew Ginther announced today that he is running to succeed Mayor Michael Coleman as Coleman completes his time in office. It’s long been expected that the 39-year-old Democrat intended to follow Coleman in office and Ginther’s opportunity to do so came when Coleman announced last month that he would not seek […]

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Driving Park Celebrates Grand Opening of new Library Branch

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Driving Park Celebrates Grand Opening of new Library Branch

The atmosphere was festive on Saturday as the Columbus Metropolitan Library opened its newest building at the corner of Livingston and Kelton Avenues. The Columbus Saints Drum and Bugle Corps and stilt walkers from the Amazing Giants entertained the crowd as city and library officials arrived to commemorate the opening of the Driving Park Branch. […]

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