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 April 2012
The Hollywood Casino, set to open this fall, began interviewing job candidates Monday. WOSU reports as many as 800 people are expected to visit the career center on West Broad Street this week.
Two identical plans to help ex-felons get jobs are slated for committee hearings this week in both the house and the senate. Felons are currently barred from getting professional licenses for jobs like teacher, plumber, and hearing aid fitter. But these bills would drop the ban on a case-by-case basis.
Ohio officials say they will allow for the return of five surviving exotic animals to a woman whose husband released dozens of wild creatures last fall before he committed suicide.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was at Otterbein University in Westerville on Friday.
The president of the union representing more than 600 COTA employees says the union is prepared to strike if necessary.
A report by the state’s auditor has found that the Ohio Department of Transportation could save more than $6 million by selling underused heavy equipment and vehicles and closing two rest stops in eastern Ohio.
The USA Men’s and Women’s Deaf Soccer National Teams will play exhibition matches tomorrow at Crew Stadium, as they prepare for the Deaf World Cup Games this summer. As WOSU’s Debbie Holmes reports, there are plenty of challenges for players facing opponents who can hear.
Ohio lawmakers have shelves the repeal of the controversial election reform law that’s up for a referendum on the fall ballot. But that doesn’t mean they’re not talking about it.
The program would help people leaving prison by giving them a shot at many professional licenses issued by the state.
If enacted, the repeal measure would leave in place old rules governing Ohio elections before the overhaul law was passed last summer. The bill also would reaffirm a separate change made last year in a different measure that cuts off in-person early voting on the Friday evening before Election Day.