The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.
WOSU News Archives For August 2011
In yet another sign of the housing market’s decline, hundreds of property owners yesterday showed up at Franklin County offices to complain their home values are too high. It was the first of many public sessions the county auditor will hold to hear complaints of over-valuation.
Ohio cities and towns are resisting an idea being studied by the Kasich administration, to have the state collect local taxes.
Mayor Coleman has called on the city of Columbus to work together to stop a recent spike in gun violence. This month four suspects have been killed when police officers returned fire. What can be done to reduce gun violence?
“This is not a game. This not a video game. You pull out a gun you will be shot.” Mayor Michael Coleman commenting during news conference on police involved shootings.
The review will look at compliance across the university, including academics, medical operations, research and athletics.
The head of Ohio State says the university is looking at privatizing its Traffic and Parking Services on it main Columbus campus.
Two Democratic state lawmakers and a liberal policy group are re-filing a lawsuit against the private job-creation board JobsOhio. The suit challenges the law championed by Republican Gov. John Kasich creating an appointed, nine-member board to handle economic development deals.
Have we become so entrenched, so fearful of offending someone, that we cannot debate important issues honestly?
Resolution of a long-running labor dispute in Franklin County could come later this week when unionized workers at Franklin County Children’s Services vote on a tentative contract.
Should a paperwork snafu prevent a mortgage company from foreclosing on a delinquent homeowner?