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Columbus City Council last night approved legislation requiring bars and restaurants to close at 10 pm starting tonight due to the covid-19 pandemic. 

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Columbus City Council tonight is expected to hold votes on police reform legislation.  

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State health officials Sunday reported 889 new cases of COVID-19 and ten new deaths. 

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther said Friday he is asking Columbus City Council to approve an ordinance on Monday limiting hours of operation for bars, nightclubs and restaurants as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. 

Columbus officials today announced a charter amendment to establish a civilian police review board and an inspector general for the police division.

A group trying to recall Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says it failed to collect enough valid peition signatures by the July 9th deadline to place the issue on the November ballot.  

About a month ago, the city established an email for residents to report complaints about the police response to recent protests. Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today announced that at least 56 incidents will face further investigation. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says he is disappointed with the Columbus Fraternal Order of Police's lack of commitment to reform.  

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says he plans to fully investigate after police officers apparently maced a double-amputee during Sunday's police brutality protest downtown.  

Columbus officials today announced the members of the police chief's advisory panel and set new limits on the use of spray agents to disperse crowds.  

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No arrests or property damage are reported out of the 15th straight day of police brutality protests in Columbus on Thursday. 

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A group of Columbus residents has filed paperwork to begin circulating petitions to ask voters in Novembr to recall Mayor Andy Ginther. 

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has rescinded the curfew put in place May 30th, hours after a lawsuit sought a restraining order.

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For the second straight day, police brutality protests in Columbus remained peaceful Wednesday with no reports of property damage. 

At a joint press conference this morning, Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and Police Chief Tom Quinlan pledged to keep the public informed on clear, tangible actions the city will take regarding policing. 

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Officials say a protest against police brutality held last night in downtown Columbus turned violent just before midnight.  

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is backtracking on his Monday order about the use of protective masks by retail customers, saying instead that they're a strong recommendation.  

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther is praising Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's plan to gradually re-open the state beginning this Friday.  

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says the reopening of the city will be based on science, "not dates." 

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Democratic Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has returned 66 thousand dollars in corporate donations used to fund the annual "State of the City" speech. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther last ngiht unveiled a plan aimed at rejuvenating the Hilltop.  

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today unveiled his plans for the city’s 2020 General Fund budget.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther easily won re-election Tuesday over write-in candidate Jeff Leopard. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has announced the findings from a study conducted by Mason Tillman Associates to determine whether minority and women-owned businesses experience equal access to city contracts. 

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After a wave of controversial police-involved shootings, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther last year created a commission to gather community input on how to make the city's Division of Police more responsive. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther along with city officials, labor leaders, and Linden stakeholders have signed a Community Benefits Agreement for construction of a new recreation center and park. 

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The city of Columbus today filed a lawsuit against the state of Ohio to halt legislation enacted last year because it limits the ability municipalities have to enact local gun ordinances. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and other city leaders said Monday they support a bill raising the state's gas tax by 18 cents a gallon to help maintain roads and bridges. 

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Two former motels in Franklinton are being transformed into affordable housing for at-risk youth. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther last night unveiled plans for more affordable housing and improved internet access during his State of the City speech  at East High School. 

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