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Working from home is here to stay for one-third of Ohioans, according to a study from a bipartisan coalition of mayors from the state.
Why it matters: The shift is expected to cause large cities like Columbus to lose millions of dollars in municipal income taxes, which help pay for their services, as those workers who live outside city limits no longer commute downtown.
The Nordecke Brass section has no sheet music. There are no rehearsals, no tryouts, and no director.
- The only missions for these Columbus Crew musicians? Blast off and have fun.
Trumpeting the news: Luke Johnston, a veteran player for Nordecke Brass, invited Tyler to play at last Saturday's match against the New York Red Bulls.
Ever find yourself scrolling through Zillow for new homes?
- You're far from alone. The most popular ZIP codes for home buyers (and dreamers) in the Columbus Metro Statistical Area all feature suburban neighborhoods surrounding the capital city.
While foresters had predicted this week would be the perfect time to take a peek at peak fall foliage, most of central Ohio's trees are still green.
Driving the news: Our unseasonably warm October has unfortunately come at a price. That stretch of high temperatures has many trees behaving as if it's still summer.
- If they test negative once on day 5, 6 or 7, they can unmask.
Why it matters: Families and school leaders have expressed concerns about students missing too much class time in isolation, especially if they aren't infected.
Ohio's general election is next week, with early voting underway in Columbus and Franklin County communities.
Why it matters: The Nov. 2 election impacts residents at the local level, featuring key races for school boards, city councils and other ballot issues.
Four candidates are running for three seats on Columbus City Council. Axios Columbus is highlighting the candidates in alphabetical order — Nick Bankston, Lourdes Barroso de Padilla, Shannon Hardin and Tom Sussi.
Can you believe there are only two weekends left of spooky season? Here are some ways to celebrate in central Ohio while also staying safe outside:
🎃 Pick a pumpkin, hop on a hayride or explore a corn maze at a family farm: