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Christopher Columbus statue in front of Columbus City Hall.
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Columbus city leaders say all full-time permanent city employees will now make at least $15 per hour.

The rivalry soccer fans have been waiting for is finally here. FC Cincinnati travels to Columbus Saturday to take on in-state rival, Columbus Crew SC.

U.S. Mayors Pick Columbus For 2022 Annual Meeting

Jul 22, 2019
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Columbus will be hosting a major gathering of U.S. mayors for the first time.

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Columbus mayor Andrew Ginther is praising Goveror Kasich for signing off on a bill to stipulate when police body camera footage becomes public record.

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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther says many of the details in a now-retracted stadium proposal from the CEO of the Columbus Foundation were presented to the owner of the Columbus Crew in a meeting last week.

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Democratic Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther joins a Republican state lawmaker on Monday to outline a bill that seeks to clarify Ohio law on when police body camera footage is public record.

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While the U.S. House of Representatives delays a vote on the American Health Care Act originally scheduled for Thursday evening, government and healthcare officials from Central Ohio spoke out against the bill at a forum at Columbus' Reeb Avenue Center.

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Mayor Ginther's campaign goal of outfitting Columbus police officers with body cameras will fall short.

The executive director of the Ohio Ethics Commission is speaking out about his group ordering three elected Columbus officials, including Mayor Andrew Ginther, to pay the full expenses of a trip to the 2014 Big 10 Championship football game. Former City Council member Michelle Mills, who also attended the game, is still being investigated by the Commission and federal authorities.

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After months of vetting and multiple extensions to the search process, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has selected his new Director of Public Safety.


Columbus Awards Tax Breaks In Thriving Short North

May 16, 2016
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The City of Columbus has long used property tax breaks to encourage economic development and revitalize struggling areas. But the city continues to hand out tax breaks to developers and owners of expensive homes in some of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods - like the Short North.

The following transcript is from an interview with Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther on the use of  Community Reinvestment Areas, which are designed to stimulate revitalization, attract new residents and private development in certain areas of Columbus.

The interview was conducted for the story, Columbus Awards Tax Breaks In Thriving Short North.


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The Ohio Ethics Commission says it has found no wrong-doing by Columbus City Council members.  The Ethics Commission was investigating council members who work for non-profits organizations which receive city funding. 

City Revises Snow Removal Program

Jan 15, 2016
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The city of Columbus announced today it is changing how Snow Warriors get the job done. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Jan 11, 2016
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Columbus Mayor, Andrew Ginther, has proposed new ethics regulations. Meanwhile, the Ohio Ethics Commission is currently investigating City Hall, including former council president, Mayor Ginther. Also in the news, Kasich's campaign in New Hampshire and Ohio's slipping educational rankings. 

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