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Columbus City Hall statue outside Columbus City Hall
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Columbus officials believe the city will bring in $41.5 million less this year than originally projected, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

The streets of downtown Columbus, here at Broad and High, are empty as all non-essential businesses in the state are closed on March 25, 2020.
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A new study found Columbus relies more heavily on income tax revenue than almost any other city in America. That could mean it’s among the first to experience economic strain due to COVID-19.

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After 52 years working in city government, Columbus city auditor Hugh Dorrian jokes his biggest accomplishment is his long record. Dorrian will retire at the end of December.