This week has been chock-full of followups to long running Columbus news. Leading off with the two big sports stories: The Crew 2.0, Columbus Edition is poised to receive a new stadium downtown, with heavy potential investment from many major players, including the city and the state, with a caveats. Urban Meyer is retiring after the Rose bowl, citing health concerns.
In city news, the ticket tax will soon have yet another exemption before going before the city council, this time for non-profits. One of the members of the Columbus board of education has resigned, citing numerous problems with school leadership and the governance environment. The republican party senators for Ohio have also sworn off passing the heartbeat bill, but their angle for doing so is...interesting, to say the least.