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Bill Bush

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Bill:

Linden pedestrian safety is focus of public-awareness campaign

A former Columbus City Hall adviser to former Mayor Michael B. Coleman helped land his firm a first-of-its-kind $300,000 public-awareness campaign that → Read More

Coronavirus in Ohio: 84 new deaths as total approches 2,000

Another 84 Ohioans were reported as dying from COVID-19 Saturday, the Ohio Department of Health said. There are now 31,408 confirmed and probable cases in → Read More

Coronavirus: Ohio averaging 41 COVID-19 deaths and 83 hospitalizations per day

Ohio logs 36 more coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing death toll to 1,872. → Read More

Ohio averaging 41 COVID-19 deaths per day and 83 hospitalizations over three- week period

Ohio logs 36 more coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing death toll to 1,872. → Read More

Columbus has no plans to reopen pools; Jazz & Ribs Fest and African-American Cultural festivals canceled

Columbus city pools will stay closed for now as city assesses safety concerns. Jazz & Ribs Fest and African-American Cultural Festival canceled for this → Read More

Columbus council allocates $3 million of $157 million in federal COVID-19 relief

Columbus City Council accepts unprecedented federal bailout. → Read More

Crime Stoppers: Tips sought in slaying of man who came to girlfriend’s aid

A 29-year-old man stepped in to defend his girlfriend when she was assaulted without provocation in the parking lot of an East Side convenience store last → Read More

Interstate 270 crash in Dublin leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured

Dublin police release no information on reports of fatal car accident → Read More

Coronavirus: Canal Winchester graduates do traditional diploma walk — one at a scheduled time

Coronavirus forces Canal Winchester to scramble to provide their seniors a socially-distanced graduation ceremony that took several days to film and edit → Read More

As coronavirus curtails revenue, Columbus considers creating four more tax-abatement areas

Columbus City Council public hearing clears the way for four new tax-abatements zones to be voted on next week. → Read More

Mayor Ginther uses emergency powers to speed along Columbus set-aside program

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther uses emergency powers he granted himself in March to advance a minority and woman preference program for city contracts. → Read More

Airbnb bans house parties for duration of coronavirus crisis

Airbnb warns its Columbus-area hosts: No parties - period - during coronavirus crisis. → Read More

Ohio restaurants, salons, other businesses prepare for reopening

Gov. Mike DeWine and state health officials announced plans to allow diners to return to their favorite spots for sit-down meals and drinks and others for → Read More

Restaurants, other businesses prepare for reopening

Gov. Mike DeWine and state health officials announced plans to allow diners to return to their favorite spots for sit-down meals and drinks and others for → Read More

Columbus fire cadet files sexual harassment lawsuit against former instructor

A female Columbus Fire Division “cadet” alleges in a lawsuit that a former department official coerced her into removing clothing, and → Read More

Cameron Mitchell: Restaurants will adapt in face of coronavirus

As the Columbus-based operator of dozens of restaurants across numerous states prepares to reopen with the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, Cameron → Read More

Columbus City Council begins design work on Downtown Crew Stadium garage

The Columbus City Council starts design of Crew Stadium parking garage, and hires a consultant to help get city voters to pass an energy-aggregation → Read More

Plunge in fuel sales from stay-at-home order threatens Ohio road projects

Gas and diesel sales are off more than 50% across the state, fuel retailers say, which means that Ohio’s plans to dramatically boost highway → Read More

Homeless advocates worry coronavirus will outlast money

The Community Shelter Board gets $4.2 million in emergency assistance, including the entire $1 million the city set aside last month for food and housing → Read More

Loss of promised ticket-tax revenue wallops Columbus arts organizations

Columbus’ arts community was anticipating a major spending expansion for 2020, but then the coronavirus pulled the rug out on tax-revenue → Read More