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Editorial: Our Role in Community Conversations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Editorial: Our Role in Community Conversations

Over the past several years, we’ve published a variety of articles on topics related to policing practices, community safety, and law enforcement. Many cities across the country are grappling with issues related to broken policing systems, abuse within those systems, and unnecessary deaths involving the shooting of innocent civilians. Columbus is no stranger to these […]

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Fast Forward: North Market & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: North Market & More

New updates on the North Market development project last week meant that there was renewed buzz about the eventual replacement of the iconic market’s parking lot with a large-scale, multi-purpose building. And while the new development will have a sizable impact on the immediate area, it’s worth noting that it’s not the only change occurring […]

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Opinion: New Urban Plan Must Offer Equal Opportunities For All

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: New Urban Plan Must Offer Equal Opportunities For All

The Columbus region will add 1 million new residents over the next three decades. While that rate of growth will feel relatively steady in the coming years — that’s around a 1.5 percent annual increase in population — the long term effects will add up to be a very drastic change to central Ohio. While Columbus and […]

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Opinion: Governor DeWine Takes Socialist Approach with Highway Tax

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: Governor DeWine Takes Socialist Approach with Highway Tax

If you haven’t heard, Ohio’s highway system is flat broke, but new Governor Mike DeWine (R) has a solution to the problem: raise taxes. He recognizes that our transportation networks are the vital backbone to moving people and goods to where they need to go, and he’s willing to implement a socialist strategy that involves […]

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Support Local Journalism in Columbus by Attending Fun Events!

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Support Local Journalism in Columbus by Attending Fun Events!

As social media continues to limit the reach of impactful community journalism and as more news outlets move toward a paid subscription model in response, the general public continues to have less access to important information. The conundrum is an interesting one, as the consistent publishing of high quality news is an endeavor with fixed […]

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Sears Files for Bankruptcy

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sears Files for Bankruptcy

After years of financial struggles, Sears Holding Corp — the parent owner of Sears and Kmart — has officially filed for bankruptcy. The company missed a deadline to pay a $134 million debt payment, and is moving forward with the Chapter 11 process. Stores have been closing regularly every month, with several shuttering in central […]

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Zipcar Officially Launches Car-Sharing Service in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Zipcar Officially Launches Car-Sharing Service in Columbus

Officials with the City of Columbus and private car-sharing company Zipcar gathered this morning at Columbus Commons to celebrate the launch of the service in Columbus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The program debuts with eight vehicles stationed at specific on-street pickup/drop-off points in the Short North, German Village, Weinland Park and Downtown neighborhoods. “The City […]

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