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: December 9, 2013
Franklin County election officials need to review petitions submitted, last week, to force the city to stop making payments on Nationwide Arena. A local group wants voters to decide future funding of the arena. The question is whether the move is lawful. Some legal experts say, while it’s unusual, it a legal move.
A liberal think tank critical of Ohio’s job creation program, JobsOhio, says the California native brought in to be its first president may have used that position to set himself up for a big payday from Ohio State University.
A former Columbus City Schools bus driver has pleaded guilty to driving a school bus while drunk last month.
Revenues at Ohio’s four voter-approved casinos remained nearly unchanged in November.
The St. John’s Bible took 155 monks, a scribe for the British House of Lords, 23 artists, 16 years and a lot of swan feathers, calf skin and gold leaf to complete. You won’t see all of it at the Canton Museum of Art, but now you can see 68 pages of the first hand-written, illuminated Bible commissioned anywhere in the world in the last 500 years.
The university in Columbus spent $934 million on research in fiscal 2012 – the fourth-largest amount among the dozen Big Ten universities.