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25 August 2022

Immigrant Mauritanians in the US like to debate what Ohio city has the largest Mauritanian community in the US, and while Columbus won out not too long ago, a growing number are calling Cincinnati home.

Nevertheless, Mauritanians...

19 August 2022

Mental health, suicides and addiction were serious problems before the pandemic, and the fallout threw gas on a raging fire.

Thankfully, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), with help from the...

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14 August 2022

The August Free Press Second Saturday Cyber-Salon had the theme “Health, Housing and Hope - building a multiracial national movement.” It was on Zoom and...

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28 July 2022

Full-time Kroger store employees in Central Ohio who are also members of United Food and Commercial Workers Union 1059 (UFCW) overwhelmingly voted “no” this week to a new three-year contract.

No doubt this is another victory for...

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09 July 2022

In 2022, Columbus City Council and Mayor Ginther seated a Charter Review Commission, the first since 2014, for the purpose of reviewing the Charter and making recommendations for potential revisions. Their last meeting was this week...

30 June 2022

The need has not been greater to help the homeless, especially during the pandemic and recent clearing of homeless camps, such as the one at Heer Park on the City’s far South Side. With rents rising, and the cost of living going up due...


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