Columbus City Council has authorized the Columbus Redevelopment Commission to spend almost $11.6 million on the city’s riverfront project, though some residents and at least one council member are skeptical of certain aspects of the proposal. Continue reading at The Republic News.
The city of Columbus has approved annexing nearly 700 acres of property owned by Columbus Regional Health. Continue reading at The Republic News.
When the children are nestled all snug in their beds, some German Township kids will have new quilts and fresh pillows for their long winter naps. Continue reading at The Republic News.
CHICAGO (AP) — An 8-week-old arrival from Alaska chirps loudly before devouring ice chips in the nursery at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium. He is Pup EL2306 — proper name to be determined — a northern sea otter who was found alone and malnourished in the remote town of Seldovia in October and taken to the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward. Continue reading at The Republic News.
Amid the celebrated wonder of Columbus’ Modernist prizes of design, it’s partly a wonder that the former Mabel McDowell Elementary School ever was completed. Continue reading at The Republic News.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic views on how President Joe Biden is handling the decades-old conflict between Israelis and Palestinians have rebounded slightly, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The shift occurred during a time in which Biden and top U.S. officials expressed increased concern about civilian casualties in the Gaza Strip, emphasized the need for a future independent Palestinian state and helped secure the release of hostages...
They ideally want to avoid being Grinches. Continue reading at The Republic News.
With one month to go until the state’s deadline, Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. board has yet to reach a consensus on what updates to make to the school corporation’s policy on complaints for library books. Continue reading at The Republic News.