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State providing funds to continue regional partnerships, economic development | The Columbus Dispatch

The state received final approval yesterday to distribute $1.8 million to Columbus 2020, which must provide a $906,000 match of... View Article

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Columbus-based retailers receive national praise from consumers | YouGov BrandIndex

Victoria’s Secret finishes No. 1 overall in the top buzz rankings for U.S. index for retail clothing by YouGov BrandIndex.... View Article

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Grow Licking County hopes 2013 is lucky year for area development | The Newark Advocate

This could be a lucky year for Licking County economic development, if luck is defined as the point when preparation... View Article

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Brain retain | Columbus Monthly

Columbus was recently named to Intelligent Community Forum's annual Smart21 list. The city stands out with an unemployment rate below... View Article

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Team Gemini founding partner has local roots | This Week News

Columbus 2020 introduced Team Gemini and its partner companies to SWACO.

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Location Matters | Tax Foundation

According to Location Matters, a comparative analysis of state tax costs on business, Ohio ranks high in tax competitiveness.

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Children's hospitals get major upgrades | The Wall Street Journal

Nationwide Children's Hospital's $783 million dollar renovation and approach to family and patient care are highlighted.

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Columbus only Midwest city to regain jobs lost to Great Recession | Columbus Business First

Only 14 major metro areas have more jobs than they lost at the hands of the Great Recession.

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Top large cities for job growth in 2012 | New Geography

Columbus ranked No. 22 among large cities (> 450k employment) for job growth. The index is calculated from a normalized,... View Article

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U.S. cities and states start spending again | Businessweek

Recovering from the worst of the recession, Columbus is holding employment steady. It has been working on a $342 million... View Article