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The early voting center at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus.
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Off-year elections don't often get a lot of attention from voters. Even less notice is paid to primary elections in an off-year. But Ohio voters will decide on many significant issues on May 7, in addition to selecting the candidates that will campaign through November.

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Gahanna residents who work outside of the city could see their income taxes go up if City Council members approve legislation to reduce some credits. Officials say they need more revenue to stem a budget shortfall.

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Gahanna officials say they will appeal a Franklin County judge’s ruling Wednesday that Gahanna must repay to residents $13.2 million in overpaid taxes between 2009-2014.

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While Curious Cbus was working on a story about how Gahanna became the Herb Capital of Ohio, another question about Gahanna won our most recent voting round.

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Walking through Creekside Park, tucked between downtown Gahanna and Big Walnut Creek, I just see a bunch of trees – at first.

City of Gahanna

Tons of great questions about Central Ohio have been rolling into WOSU's Curious Cbus project lately. Though a majority of your questions are about the people and places in Columbus, we also get plenty about the cities and towns around the region.

Debbie Holmes / WOSU

Voters in Gahanna will decide in November whether to approve an income tax hike, putting the city's tax in line with Columbus but above other suburbs. City leaders say it's necessary because of a projected budget shortfall and delayed infrastructure projects, but the proposal has drawn the ire of local business owners.

City of Gahanna

According to city officials, Gahanna just doesn't stand out.

Gahanna marketing director David Kusz says it came to their attention that the city of 33,000 lacks a clear brand - and that's a problem for staying competitive.

Chloe Holmes

More heavy rain could be coming to Central Ohio. Forecasts call for thunderstorms to hit the region Monday afternoon, one day after storms brought flash flooding and forced some road closures.

Each year students around the country perform in their school musical. Some sing in a chorus, while some play an instrument or memorize a dance routine. The fourth and fifth graders at Gahanna's Blacklick Elementary School take a different approach: they write and produce their production. WOSU's Steve Brown sat in on a recent dress rehearsal, and filed this report.