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Local Filmmaker Reports From the Front Lines of Wall Street

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Local filmmaker, comedian and aspiring libertarian politician Travis Irvine is once again blending his three passions into one with the release of a new film short from the heart of Wall Street. Irvine pounds the pavement with a camera man and microphone to ask the serious questions that are on the minds of all Americans:

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Documentary on Neighborhood Blight Released By City Attorney

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A new documentary was released today that provides a deeper look into the issue of abandoned properties in Columbus. Columbus City Attorney Richard C. Pfeiffer, Jr spearheaded this project, which describes the impact that abandoned homes have on individual neighborhoods and on the city as a whole. A portion of the documentary focuses on a […]


Columbus Named by Businessweek as a Top 20 Metro on the Brink of Recovery

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Bloomberg Businessweek recently featured an article about the findings of a Brookings Institution report that compiled a list of US Metro Areas that have already seen economic rebounding to near-prerecession levels. Some of the criteria examined in the report include proportional job change, unemployment rates and gross metropolitan product. The list of 20 cities is […]

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Columbus is a Top 10 Best City for Finding Jobs

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According to a new study by U.S. News & World Report, Columbus was noted as one of the Top 10 cities in America for finding a job. Our strong healthcare, distribution, and technology industries are cited as a main reason that our city has managed to remain stable during the national economic recession. Other cities […]


Ohio Liquor Sales Hit Record High in 2009

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The economic recession hasn’t prevented Ohioans from spending money on booze. In fact… it sounds like it’s actually helping that sector of our economy. According to an announcement released today by the Ohio Department of Commerce, liquor sales have reached a record high for the 2009 fiscal year. A total of $729.9 million was spent […]


Columbus Economy Fares Better Than Rest of Ohio

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From Business First of Columbus: Report: Columbus holding its own amid recession Columbus is feeling the sting of the recession like any other metropolitan area in the nation, but a new report indicates it’s holding up better than other big cities in Ohio – not to mention dozens of other major cities in the U.S. […]


Columbus Metro Area Projected to Reach Pre-Recession Employment Levels by 2011


IHS Global Insight, an economic/financial analysis firm, has developed a projection for the nation’s employment recovery. The Columbus metro area fares pretty well, but things look pretty dire in other parts of the state. From CSMonitor.com: None of this suggests that the nation is yet on the mend. “We’re not calling an end to the […]


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