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: September 14, 2011
The fate of the financially-stressed Blue Jackets may finally be less shaky. The committee formed to find a way to keep the N-H-L team in Columbus recommended local government get involved. WOSU reports taxpayers could be the new owners of Nationwide Arena.
The chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party says the organization is considering launching a ballot repeal effort against a Republican-drawn congressional map, should it clear the GOP-controlled Legislature.
Survey shows highest poverty rate since records began in 1980.
Governor Kasich has called on Ohio to change the way it operates. He wants local governments and school districts to consolidate, find ways to save money. One target of consolidation is the township. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz reminds us townships have roots that are 225 years deep.
Ohio lawmakers are set to approve a new congressional map for the state. Many criticize the map as creating too few competitive districts. Some argue the redistricting task should be taken away from lawmakers and put in the hands of judges. How should congressional districts be drawn?
Many people question the way Ohio and other states redistrict every decade.