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Parks Board Questions Director's Removal

The Columbus Parks and Recreation Board met Monday afternoon in a closed session in the wake of the demotion of the department's director last week. That, from our news gathering partners at '"The Republic."

The paper reports that Ben Wagner was relieved of his duties Dec. 30 by Mayor Kristen Brown. He has reportedly been offered a position as parks department marketing coordinator. According to the paper, Wagner's demotion was opposed by City Council and questioned by the Parks Board of Directors.

Our request for comment from Mayor Brown has not been answered as of press time.

For more on this story, visit www.therepublic.com.

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014 3:58:13 PM

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