Q&A: Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman on his biggest risks, city’s future

In preparation for his 60th birthday, Mayor Michael B. Coleman invited Columbus CEO to his office to measure the city’s progress, revisit moments of crisis and consider Columbus’ future.

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Rickenbacker Airport ranks high as foreign trade zone

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone Board has ranked Rickenbacker International Airport and surrounding industrial facilities 7th out of 177 active U.S. Foreign Trade Zones for the volume of merchandise imported during 2013.
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