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November 2009 Election Results

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The polls closed at 7:30pm, and the results have been tallied for today’s election. Issue 1 (Veterans’ Compensation) has passed Issue 2 (Livestock Care) has passed Issue 3 (Casinos) has passed Issue 4 (Children Services Levy) has passed The three candidates elected to Columbus City Council are A. Troy Miller, Eileen Paley and Priscilla Tyson. […]

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November 2009 Cram Session Voting Guide

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Don’t forget that voting day is tomorrow! If you haven’t had a chance yet to research the candidates and issues that are on the ballot, then today is your final day to cram. We have an in-depth look at all six City Council Candidates featured in our Better Know A Candidate series, and multiple discussions […]

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Proposed Casino to be Branded as Hollywood Casino

Walker Evans Walker Evans

NBC4 is reporting that the proposed Arena District Casino would be branded as a “Hollywood Casino”, similar to its Indiana counterpart. In the article, a representative says that renderings won’t be made available before election day, but states that the casino will be a single-story structure with an attached parking garage, and will include a […]

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Questions Answered on The Ohio Casino Proposal

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Several weeks ago, Columbus Underground took part in a conference call with Bob Tenenbaum, the spokesperson for the Ohio Jobs & Growth Plan, which is being proposed as Issue 3 on this November’s ballot and will allow for the development of four casinos in the state of Ohio. We gathered up a variety of questions […]

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Ohio Horse Tracks Want to Add Slot Machines

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Horse tracks seeking slots without a vote By James Nash Even as out-of-state developers pitch a plan for casinos in Ohio’s four largest cities, the state’s ailing horse tracks are going to the legislature with a proposal for thousands of slot machines at their facilities. The seven tracks, including Scioto Downs south […]

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New Casino Pitch Seeks Arena District Location

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The following discussion is about the newest pitch for casinos in Columbus. A company from Pennsylvania along with the Cleveland Cavs owner would like to put a casino in the Arena District, more specifically on the former site of Jaeger Machine Co.

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Casino could be back on the ballot in November

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From The Dispatch: Casino in Columbus is part of latest proposal for Ohio vote, sources say By James Nash Two gambling companies that were on opposite sides of last year’s unsuccessful campaign to put a casino in southwestern Ohio are poised to join forces on a new measure to build four casinos in the state. […]

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