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OSU Gets Approval to Build Combined Heat and Power Plant

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Gets Approval to Build Combined Heat and Power Plant

The Ohio Power Siting Board has approved a proposal from Ohio State University to build a combined heat and power plant on its main campus. The natural gas-powered facility, which was opposed by the Sierra Club and several other environmental organizations, will be located on about one acre of OSU-owned land at the northeast corner […]

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Coronavirus Update: Big Ten Football to Resume this Fall

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Big Ten Football to Resume this Fall

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Wednesday, Sept. 16, 19,845 cases and 480 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 26,555 cases and 655 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 140,518 cases and 4,555 deaths have been confirmed […]

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State Model Predicts 5,000 Ohioans Will Die from COVID-19 by October

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal State Model Predicts 5,000 Ohioans Will Die from COVID-19 by October

By Jake Zuckerman The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 5,000 Ohioans will be dead from COVID-19 by the end of the month, according to new modeling. The agency released national and state-by-state models that combine forecasts from 35 modeling groups, mostly universities, into an “ensemble” prediction. About 5,080 Ohioans will be dead from […]

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The Confluence Cast: Cartoonist Jeff Smith

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cartoonist Jeff Smith

The work of an artist isn’t much different from other pursuits. You have to plan, react to change, and it doesn’t hurt if you’re in the right place at the right time. This week, we talk with cartoonist and one of the organizers of Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, Jeff Smith, to discuss the origins of his character […]

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OSU Unveils New Details on 26-Story Hospital Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans OSU Unveils New Details on 26-Story Hospital Expansion

Nearly three years ago, representatives with The Ohio State University announced plans to continue to expand the footprint of the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in a big way, but few concrete details have emerged on the project since then. Today, the first rendering was unveiled of the new 26-floor Inpatient Hospital that is slated […]

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Interview: Keith Myers on OSU’s Growth, the Arena District’s Origin Story, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Keith Myers on OSU’s Growth, the Arena District’s Origin Story, and More

A look at the original master plan for the Arena District reveals a template for urban development that has since become very familiar –a pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use development featuring restaurants, offices and apartments. When the project was first proposed, though, that was a new idea for Columbus, and not everyone was convinced it would work. The […]

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Second Public Hearing Planned for OSU Power Plant

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Public Hearing Planned for OSU Power Plant

The Ohio Power Siting Board has scheduled a second public hearing to gather feedback on a proposed combined heat and power plant on Ohio State University’s main campus. The hearing will be held virtually on August 4 at 6 p.m., utilizing the Webex platform. The plant, which is proposed for a piece of OSU-owned land […]

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