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If jigsaw puzzles don't puzzle you, an upcoming competition in Whitehall might be for you.
Driving the news: The Whitehall Community Park YMCA is celebrating National Puzzle Day this Sunday with a jigsaw puzzle contest starting at 1pm.
Statewide union membership grew last year compared to 2021, per new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Why it matters: The increase is further evidence of a growing labor movement involving local workers at Ohio institutions and global companies alike.
👋 Tyler here. Back when Bengals QB Joe Burrow was in high school, I heard a story that he battled in a marathon game of Risk that lasted nearly an entire day.
- When Burrow finally lost, so the apocryphal story goes, he immediately reset the board and demanded a rematch.
Public electric vehicle chargers are easier to find in whiter, wealthier neighborhoods, an analysis by the Axios What's Next team found.
Why it matters: Automakers and lawmakers are pushing electric vehicles (EVs) as a cleaner alternative to traditional cars.
👋 Alissa here with some furry facts to usher in the Chinese lunar calendar's Year of the Rabbit, which started Sunday.
Hopping to the news: While most visitors at Columbus Humane expect to see dogs and cats, the shelter offers lots of other adoptable critters.
The worst blizzard in state history struck 45 years ago this week, knocking out power across Ohio and forcing then-President Jimmy Carter to declare a state of emergency.
Flashback: Residents suffered from wind gusts of up to 100 miles per hour, wind chills of 60 degrees below zero and snow drifts a whopping 25 feet deep.
Columbus leads the state in registrations of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV), according to Smart Columbus data.
- The category includes EVs, plug-in hybrids and vehicles that run on compressed natural gas and fuel cells.
Megabus returns to Columbus Wednesday with routes to Chicago, Dayton and 12 other cities both in-state and throughout Indiana.
Driving the news: The low-cost bus carrier is expanding service in the Midwest because of a new partnership with Miller Transportation.