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The Casablanca Cafe and Hookah Bar in Columbus.
Nick Evans

In front of Casablanca Café and Hookah Bar, a worker carries out patio furniture and sets up a small sidewalk sign. Inside, the lighting is dim. Couches line the walls, and there are a couple of incense burners lazily smoking away.

Sam Hendren

Columbus City Council has approved the second year of a five-year agreement for curbside yard waste and recycling, despite a huge cost increase.

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The Ohio Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against a citizen group attempting to change the structure of Columbus City Council, blocking their proposed ballot initiative from appearing on May ballots.

Nick Evans

Mayor Andrew Ginther wants to spend more than a billion dollars on infrastructure projects in 2018. 

Andrew Ginther

The city of Columbus on Wednesday announced several new pieces of legislation that tighten gun regulations, in defiance of the state's ban on local restrictions. Eleven new ordinances aim to close the gap between state and federal weapons laws and to reduce gun violence.

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The Columbus City Council has eliminated a cap on taxi licenses, despite a seeming lack of demand.

Columbus City Hall
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A week after rejecting a proposal to overhaul the structure of Columbus City Council, the current council has approved a May ballot measure of its own.

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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and city leaders sent an open letter to Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday, demanding the Ohio legislature restore the rights of cities to enact gun control measures.

Esther Honig / WOSU

With their latest ballot proposal to change the structure of Columbus City Council tossed out, activists say their next option may be the courtroom.

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The Columbus City Council approved a market feasibility study in the Hilltop at Monday night's meeting.

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