Shannon Hardin

Ohio I Voted Stickers
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The city of Columbus is jumping into the fray after the Franklin County Board of Elections decided not to advertise for early voting.

In this Jan. 16, 2013 file photo, an assortment of firearms are seen for sale at Capitol City Arms Supply in Springfield, Ill.
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Columbus City Council has signed off on a slate of proposals intended to curb gun violence. The ordinances enjoyed the support of all council members, and easily passed 6-0 in the Monday night vote.

Christopher Columbus statue in front of Columbus City Hall.
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Columbus voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a measure to change the structure of Columbus City Council. But the changes won't kick in until 2024.

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther
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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.

Adora Namigadde

The city of Columbus is making strides in staffing up its police department, as the city continues to see a record number of homicides. Mayor Andrew Ginther announced on Wednesday that the city plans to add 30 additional police recruits to its 2018 recruit classes. 

Ohio State University Kirwan Institute

Columbus City Council has selected its first openly gay president. Shannon Hardin ascended to the post Tuesday night after being picked by his colleagues in a 4-2 vote.

Columbus City Council

At Monday's meeting, Columbus City Council voted to table long awaited plans for redistricting the city government. A committee appointed by Mayor Andrew Ginther spent several months preparing a recommendation, but in the end, it did not appear to win the support of constituents.

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