Veterans and those over the age of 40 would also be considered "protected classes" under the ordinance change.
Bartholomew County commissioners hope to reach a happy ending for all sides of the CAFO ordinance, but it proves difficult.
The target completion date for the project is September 2016.
The Columbus City Council will consider an ordinance that gives protected status to members of the LGBT community and those ages 40 and older.
Right now there is an eight-room emergency housing facility in Columbus, and during the winter agencies often have to place homeless people in hotel rooms.
The Volunteers in Medicine clinic provides primary health care services to Bartholomew County residents who either don’t have insurance or are on Medicaid.
The National Weather Service says a tornado hit Prince's Lakes early Sunday.
An airplane built in 1928 is at the Columbus Municipal Airport for aviation day.
In partnership with Columbus, local retailers, and the Heritage Fund, the SAFE project features street banners and a storefront sticker campaign.
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