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Airport striving to include women, minorities and veterans in expansion

By Stephanie Hightower The Columbus Dispatch — Guest Columnist One of the most exciting and rewarding services provided by the Columbus Urban League is our work to shore up and […]

Black Father-Daughter Dance chance to make memories

By Jackie Gillis NBC4 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) ‚ÄĒ Creating memories that will last a lifetime was the goal of Saturday‚Äôs second annual Black Father-Daughter¬†Dance. Hundreds gathered at COSI for a […]

CUL President Hightower discusses police shooting with Al Jazeera media

September 1st, 2023 Al Jazeera media interview with CUL President Hightower Columbus Urban League President Stephanie Hightower joined international media Al Jazeera to discuss bodycam footage released by police in […]

Franklin County Commissioners allocate nearly $1 million toward fighting gun violence

The commissioners are giving the money to eight different agencies in central Ohio. WBNS | By Tara Jabour COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚ÄĒ The Franklin County Commissioners are allocating $950,000 toward fighting […]

Local media summer camp brings teens to NBC4

July 21, 2023 | NBC4 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) ‚ÄĒ Some central Ohio teens are learning about different careers in media through their summer camp called VLOG 23. The program is […]

Photos: First Lady Jill Biden visits Columbus workforce leaders at City Hall

The Columbus Dispatch | July 12th, 2023 Jul 12, 2023; Columbus, OH, USA; First Lady of the United States Jill Biden arrives at the John Glenn International Airport in Columbus, […]

‘My husband ran to rebuild the middle class’: First Lady Jill Biden speaks at City Hall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) ‚ÄĒ¬†First Lady Dr. Jill Biden arrived in Columbus right on time Wednesday, landing at John Glenn International Airport at 1 p.m. and spoke later in City Hall. […]

First Lady Jill Biden visits Columbus to join city leaders in Workforce Hub launch

The launch is part of an effort from the Biden administration that it says will expand opportunities for more Ohioans to land good-paying jobs. July 12th, 2023 | By 10TV […]

Incoming college freshman expresses concern over affirmative action ruling

Many people in Columbus are worried this will impact minority students wanting to get into colleges or universities. June 30th, 2023 | 10TV Web Staff COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚ÄĒ On Thursday, […]

All Dublin residents to be offered ultra high-speed internet, but do they need it?

June 29th, 2023 | By Dean Narciso The¬†city of Dublin is launching a partnership with¬†altafiber, formerly known as Cincinnati Bell, to become the “most connected city in the U.S.” The […]