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 November 2011
The mother of a 16-year-old Ohio boy charged with attempted murder in a Craigslist ad investigation says he’s innocent and is cooperating with authorities.
Central Ohio food banks are preparing to serve more hungry people during the holiday season.
A body found in a shallow grave near a mall in Ohio is that of a missing man whose father said answered a Craigslist ad similar to one police say was used in a deadly robbery scheme.
The new boss of the Ohio Turnpike sees a proposal to lease the toll road as part of the bigger issue of state government efficiency amid limited resources.
Ohio regulators have given a Texas company a permit to create and operate two wells in Mansfield to dispose of salty water that’s a byproduct of the gas drilling procedure known as fracking.
Ohio has decided to kill its plan to collect welfare overpayments dating back to as far as 1985.
A newspaper investigation has found that tens of thousands of Ohioans are abusing a federal program that gives free cell phones to low-income households.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman hopes to begin rolling out his city-wide curbside recycling service in the spring. But there’s a group of people who will be left out of that: those who rent apartments. WOSU talked with two young entrepreneurs whose business caters to the very ones the city excludes.
Some people have been in the stores for Black Friday since early this morning. But others got a jump start last night, as a few national chain stores opened before midnight. WOSU talked with an Ohio State University marketing professor on what holiday spending looks like this season and this weekend’s best deals.
A longtime counselor at a job agency for Ohioans with disabilities has been placed on paid leave after documents with personal client information were found in an outdoor trash bin. The items from the Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission were found outside an agency office in Portsmouth. The state’s top watchdog has said his office is [...]