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Joe Motil

Columbus City Council last night approved the city's 969.5 million dollar operating budget for the year. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved an income tax break for a California-based mortgage lender planing to open an office in the Short North. 

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Columbus voters will choose four City Council members this November, and a primary in May appears likely. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved legislation opposing the renewal of state liquor licenses for seven local bars and carryouts, citing high levels of criminal activity. 

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Last December, the City of Columbus filed a lawsuit against McKesson Corporation and other drug distributors and makers for their alleged roles in the opioid crisis. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved placing on the May ballot a measure adding two members to the seven-seat panel, with all members being elected from districts or wards by all local voters. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 10-year, 75-percent property tax abatement for a developer who plans to build a hotel, office space, restaurant and a parking garage on the site of the former Haiku restaurant building on North High Street in the Short North.

Columbus City Council last night approved new restrictions banning the tethering of dogs outdoors during overnight hours.

Columbus City Council last night approved a 10-year, 75 percent property tax abatement worth 1.8 million dollars for Benderson Development to build a warehouse and office complex at the site of the old Consumer Square shopping mall on Tussing Road, creating 20 new jobs.

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Columbus City Council last night approved tax incentive legislation designed to attract large companies, amid word that the city is competing to land Asian electronics giant Foxconn.

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation giving the development director the authority to negotiate the creation of a tax-increment financing district for fast food operator White Castle to expand its corporate offices on Goodale Street and create 300 housing units.

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve a 10-year, 75-percent property tax abatement for United Parcel Service to expand its Trabue Road facility, retaining 748 jobs and creating 75 new ones.