Beth Burger, The Columbus Dispatch

Beth Burger

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Beth:

Demonstrators protest a third straight day in Columbus, pepper spray used

UPDATE: Protesters dispersed by late afternoon after a morning protest where a few demonstrators clashed with Columbus Police and pepper spray was used on → Read More

COTA buses re-routed due to protests

COTA is rerouting buses after more than a thousand people showed up for a protest 10 a.m. Saturday Downtown.The re-routing will take place for the rest of → Read More

Downtown business owners begin cleanup after protests

Many businesses in the Downtown area were vandalized late Friday and early Saturday after protesters clashed with police. → Read More

Coronavirus pandemic has led to some changes in transportation industry

As commuters gear up to head back into work, the industry is making adjustments in light of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Floods, coronavirus force officials to respond to dual disasters

Last week, Columbus set a record for rainfall, resulting in homes getting flooded. Experts say to expect more extreme weather events. It could be more → Read More

Columbus City Schools to offer online summer school classes

Columbus City Schools will continue to offer online classes for a month for students in K-12 this summer.The Columbus City Schools Summer Experience, which is free for district students, will be held from June 15 through July 25, according to a released statement from the school district.Students enrolling in summer school will continue to use the online educational platforms the district… → Read More

Coronavirus: Ohio consumers seeking out locally grown produce

Local food producers are meeting a growing demand as consumers seek stable local food sources during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Inventor, luxury RV maker Kirwan Elmers dies at 91

An inventor and pioneer in the recreational vehicle business has died at 91. Kirwan Elmers’ Columbus-based Custom Coach produced motorhomes for → Read More

Hit hard by pandemic, black businesses seek help through Buy Black Thursday

The African American community has suffered disproportionately when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s more than just a health issue. The → Read More

Black businesses hit hard by pandemic, seek help in Buy Black Thursday

The African American community has suffered disproportionately when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s more than just a health issue. The → Read More

Ohio institutions among those working hard to create vaccine and treatments for coronavirus

Researchers are working around the world to create a COVID-19 vaccination. Those efforts are also underway in Ohio. It’s a race against time as the → Read More

More Americans affected by air pollution

An annual report by the American Lung Association found that 45.8% of Americans live in counties with unhealthy ozone or particle pollution. That’s → Read More

EPA cutbacks reduce environmental protection across Great Lakes, report says

A review of records found that state environmental protection agencies in the Great Lakes region have reduced budgets and staff over the past decade. → Read More

Coronavirus: Business wilts, but florists get creative to keep blooms moving

Florists weigh whether to stay open during the coronavirus pandemic by continuing no-contact deliveries to spread cheer or to stay shuttered in hopes of → Read More

Predicting coronavirus cases, deaths is tricky, but models improving, experts say

The public might understandably be confused by estimates that swing widely, with ranges of possible cases and deaths differing by thousands or even → Read More

Coronavirus in Ohio: DeWine extends ’stay at home’ until May 1; cases closing in on 3,000

Watch Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s daily briefing and the latest coronavirus developments in Stark County and Ohio. → Read More

Coronavirus in Ohio: DeWine extends stay-at-home order until May 1 as deaths increase 25%

Ohioans are confronted with an additional four weeks in isolation as Gov. Mike DeWine extended the state's stay-at-home order Thursday in an effort to → Read More

Flooding concerns at new Crew stadium site

The new Crew stadium is expected to open next summer, but concerns are being raised because the 33-acre site is in a 100-year floodplain. Experts say in → Read More

Coronavirus: Ohio State study finds half of surfaces are adequately cleaned

An Ohio State University study of more than 5,000 surfaces found that despite well-intentioned efforts to keep surfaces clean, only about half of all → Read More

Coronavirus: Ohio State study finds half of surfaces are inadequately cleaned

An Ohio State University study of more than 5,000 surfaces found that despite well-intentioned efforts to keep surfaces clean, only about half of all → Read More