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Poverty continues to extend to suburban outskirts

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Poverty extends to outskirts Wednesday, September 3, 2008 BY SHERRI WILLIAMS Delaware County is Ohio’s fastest-growing, but pockets of poverty exist there and are increasing, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released last week. There were 1,428 more people in the county living below the poverty line last year than the year […]

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Columbus region adds jobs as state, U.S. lose

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote Region adds jobs as state, U.S. lose  Saturday, August 2, 2008 BY DAN GEARINO National employment statistics released yesterday provide fresh evidence of a deepening downturn. So far, however, central Ohio has avoided the brunt of a storm that has engulfed much of the state and country. The eight-county area has […]

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Strickland to hire GOP incumbents

 

The Columbus Dispatch wrote Gov. Ted Strickland might have found a new formula for helping his fellow Democrats capture control of the Ohio House this year: If you can’t beat ’em, hire ’em. Strickland already has been plenty helpful to House Democrats, particularly in their fundraising efforts. Now, in a move that has angered Republicans, […]

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New business declines in Ohio, Better in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote New business declines in Ohio Saturday, July 5, 2008 BY STEVE WARTENBERG Wanted: More John McConnells, Dave Thomases and Jerome Schottensteins. And fast. Ohio ranked 47th in the U.S. in entrepreneurial activity in 2007, according to a recent study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The nonprofit organization based in Kansas City […]

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CNN: Columbus, Ohio’s Happening Side

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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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Governor pushes for high-speed Internet in Ohio

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The Dispatch wrote Governor pushes for high-speed Internet Friday, April 25, 2008 BY MARK NIQUETTE Strickland spoke yesterday in Columbus at the first of six events planned nationwide by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the nonprofit Connected Nation to promote the importance of broadband access. The first step in Ohio has been to map […]

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Columbus’ population up, a rarity in Ohio

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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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