Columbus City Council gave first-reading approval for a budget of $46.41 million for 2008.


Before approving the area proposed for a new landfill, Solid Waste Management District Board members requested more information on underground water flow in the area because of a high risk of contamination.


Citing J. Irwin Miller of Columbus as a man of “honesty, high purpose and intelligence,” Esquire magazine announced its October issue would present him as the ideal 1968 Republican presidential candidate.