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KOMU Columbia
Columbia man charged in 2015 double homicideO'Sullivan said Lucas fatally shot the men at the abandoned El Ray Trailer Park
Columbia man charged in 2015 double homicide
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
O'Sullivan said Lucas fatally shot the men at the abandoned El Ray Trailer Park on East Mexico Gravel Road just outside the Columbia city limits. According to court documents, a road crew working on the road discovered Richardson's body near his... Read more
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The Post & Mail
THROWBACK THURSDAY: Columbia City Baseball - 1982Pictured is the Columbia City varsity baseball team from 1982. Front row from l
THROWBACK THURSDAY: Columbia City Baseball - 1982
The Post & Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Pictured is the Columbia City varsity baseball team from 1982. Front row from left: Ryan Barnett, Tim Hollenbaugh, Steve Easterday, Trent Anglin, Darrin Dunn, Rick Gates and Matt Turner. Back: Head Coach Nick Steill, Kevin Bragg, Jerry Wood, Dave... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
CDC reports current smokers have declinedthey used E-cigarettes. Here is the data of current cigarette smokers by age g
CDC reports current smokers have declined
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
they used E-cigarettes. Here is the data of current cigarette smokers by age group: In December 2014 KOMU 8 News reported Columbia City Council members had approved measures banning selling tobacco products to people under 21. Adults under 21... Read more
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Crosscut
McGinn: Seattle Times continues phony 'war on cars'rush commuters out of town. In contrast, the best neighborhood business distri
McGinn: Seattle Times continues phony 'war on cars'
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
rush commuters out of town. In contrast, the best neighborhood business districts tame the cars coming through — just like Columbia City and Lake City are trying to do. As a result, the streets support all sorts of community needs. Strong retail,... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Fiery crash of two semis near Columbia City closes roadway for hoursand fire - picture courtesy of Indiana State Police Semi collision and fire -
Fiery crash of two semis near Columbia City closes roadway for hours
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
and fire - picture courtesy of Indiana State Police Semi collision and fire - picture courtesy of Indiana State Police COLUMBIA CITY, Ind.–A crash involving two semi tractor trailers, one of which was fully engulfed in flames, has eastbound US... Read more
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The Post & Mail
SOBER? State police checkpoint in county this weekendCOLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoi
SOBER? State police checkpoint in county this weekend
The Post & Mail / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Whitley County Saturday night into Sunday morning. “In an effort to reduce the number of alcohol-related automobile crashes, the sobriety checkpoint will target the... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
CDC warns of health concerns at public poolsend. Clear water allows lifeguards and other swimmers to see swimmers underwate
CDC warns of health concerns at public pools
KOMU Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
end. Clear water allows lifeguards and other swimmers to see swimmers underwater who might need assistance. You should also check drain covers to make sure they are not lose or broken.” Hlavsa said. Columbia city pools will open for summer on May... Read more
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Columbia Star
Do Heroes Ever Wear Dance Tights? | May 20, 2016dancers from many companies, including Nations and Sehyun from Columbia Classic
Do Heroes Ever Wear Dance Tights? | May 20, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 9 days ago
dancers from many companies, including Nations and Sehyun from Columbia Classical Ballet, as well as dancers from Columbia City Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Louisville Ballet, Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet, and USC Dance Company to perform both... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Health officials: Uncertainty of federal Zika budget not a concern for Columbiafunding, or not having the federal funding, should not impact those activities,
Health officials: Uncertainty of federal Zika budget not a concern for Columbia
KOMU Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
funding, or not having the federal funding, should not impact those activities, in a negative way at all," Clardy said. Columbia City Council allots around $35,000 dollars annually to the public health department to battle mosquitoes. If... Read more
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The Post & Mail
GROWING CHURCH: CC Church of the Brethren breaks ground for substantial expansionThe Columbia City Church of the Brethren held an official groundbreaking ceremo
GROWING CHURCH: CC Church of the Brethren breaks ground for substantial expansion
The Post & Mail / Posted 10 days ago
The Columbia City Church of the Brethren held an official groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday for its new addition. The addition to the current building has been in the works since 2000. Read details about the substantial expansion in Wednesday's... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Viewer survey: How do you feel about development in Columbia?COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News wants how development all over Columbia affects you. Do
Viewer survey: How do you feel about development in Columbia?
KOMU Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News wants how development all over Columbia affects you. Do you agree or disagree with the Columbia City Council's recent decision to freeze student housing development downtown? Supporters of the decision have said with... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
West Columbia Annexation Could Means Savings for Some ResidentsWest Columbia, SC (WLTX) Monday night the last night the West Columbia city cou
West Columbia Annexation Could Means Savings for Some Residents
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
West Columbia, SC (WLTX) Monday night the last night the West Columbia city council voted to authorize a special election on the annexation of a parcel of land known as the Highway 1 corridor. Director of Economic Development, BJ Unthank, presented... Read more
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The Post & Mail
HOT JOB LISTING: City hiring full-time firefighterCOLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Fire Department is hiring a full-time firefight
HOT JOB LISTING: City hiring full-time firefighter
The Post & Mail / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Fire Department is hiring a full-time firefighter. The new position was approved by the City Council this spring, and is to replace a current full-time fireman who will be a fire training instructor. The position will... Read more
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The Post & Mail
'Stellar' Geller: Choir students present and past salute directorLongtime Whitley County show choir director Rosalie Geller led her final Fantac
'Stellar' Geller: Choir students present and past salute director
The Post & Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Longtime Whitley County show choir director Rosalie Geller led her final Fantacular showcases this past weekend at Columbia City High School. Geller’s 30-plus-year career includes directing at both Churubusco and Columbia City high schools. Past... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia City Council freezes student housing developmentCOLUMBIA - City council members approved Mayor Brian Treece's proposed student
Columbia City Council freezes student housing development
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBIA - City council members approved Mayor Brian Treece's proposed student housing development freeze in downtown Columbia in a 5-2 vote Monday night. The proposal will halt new building and demolition permits downtown until December 1,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
West Columbia Approves Ordinance Amendment for Sewer BondsWest Columbia, SC (WLTX) The West Columbia City Council paved the way for water
West Columbia Approves Ordinance Amendment for Sewer Bonds
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
West Columbia, SC (WLTX) The West Columbia City Council paved the way for water sewer system improvements Monday night at a special meeting The city council approved the ordinance amendment that would allow them to sell water and sewer system... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Still no consensus reached on power line project in south ColumbiaCOLUMBIA - Columbia city council members sat for two hours Monday afternoon to
Still no consensus reached on power line project in south Columbia
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
COLUMBIA - Columbia city council members sat for two hours Monday afternoon to revisit the controversial proposal to construct high-voltage power lines in the southern neighborhood, but they didn't reach any consensus on the installation routes of... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia City Council set to address power line issues againCOLUMBIA – The Columbia City Council will return to the issue of installing a 1
Columbia City Council set to address power line issues again
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
COLUMBIA – The Columbia City Council will return to the issue of installing a 161 KV transmission line and energy substation in the south part of Columbia at its work session Monday afternoon. The issue of energy overloading has been a problem for... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia City Council set to adress power line issues againCOLUMBIA – The Columbia City Council will return to the issue of installing a 1
Columbia City Council set to adress power line issues again
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
COLUMBIA – The Columbia City Council will return to the issue of installing a 161 KV transmission line and energy substation in the south part of Columbia at its work session Monday afternoon. The issue of energy overloading has been a problem for... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
City council to vote on proposed freeze to downtown student housing developmentsCOLUMBIA – The Columbia City Council is expected to vote tonight on a proposal
City council to vote on proposed freeze to downtown student housing developments
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
COLUMBIA – The Columbia City Council is expected to vote tonight on a proposal that would temporarily freeze the processing of new building and demolition permits downtown. Mayor Brian Treece created the proposal and it is primarily aimed at pausing... Read more
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The Post & Mail
ARTIFICIAL OR REAL? 'Turf' or grass fields at new CCHS debatedCOLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools Board of Trustees engaged i
ARTIFICIAL OR REAL? 'Turf' or grass fields at new CCHS debated
The Post & Mail / Posted 13 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools Board of Trustees engaged in discussion whether or not the football field at the new Columbia City High School will have artificial turf or traditional grass. Architects presented information on... Read more
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The Post & Mail
INTERNET OPTIONS? City, county nearing enhanced solutionsColumbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel announced at his State of the City address earl
INTERNET OPTIONS? City, county nearing enhanced solutions
The Post & Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel announced at his State of the City address earlier this spring that he would personally be working toward providing the city better internet options. Daniel, the Whitley County Commissioners and Economic Development... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Buildings that kill: The earthquake danger lawmakers have ignored for decadesminimum seismic standards. It planned to expand the requirements to the Chinato
Buildings that kill: The earthquake danger lawmakers have ignored for decades
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
minimum seismic standards. It planned to expand the requirements to the Chinatown-International District, Belltown and Columbia City. Over the next several years, geologists discovered evidence that the Northwest has been devastated repeatedly... Read more
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The Post & Mail
Ice cream socialUnited Methodist Church is hosting an ice cream social Saturday, May 21 from 4
Ice cream social
The Post & Mail / Posted 14 days ago
United Methodist Church is hosting an ice cream social Saturday, May 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 4490 W. CR 200 S., Columbia City. Along with ice cream there will be sandwiches, desserts and drinks. Carry-out is available and free-will... Read more
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The Post & Mail
GUILTY: Jury hands Hagan reckless homicideCOLUMBIA CITY — A four-day jury trial ended with a guilty verdict for David Hag
GUILTY: Jury hands Hagan reckless homicide
The Post & Mail / Posted 14 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY — A four-day jury trial ended with a guilty verdict for David Hagan of South Whitley. Hagan had been charged with murder and reckless homicide, and the jury found him guilty of reckless homicide. He will be sentenced next month.... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
9 face charges in Lycoming County for drug-related offensesmarijuana and drug paraphernalia in the 300 block of Susquehanna Street on Marc
9 face charges in Lycoming County for drug-related offenses
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the 300 block of Susquehanna Street on March 22. Samanthajo Lynne Shaffer, 27, of New Columbia; city police; possession with intent to deliver 70 bags of heroin and related offenses in the 600 block of Third... Read more
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The Post & Mail
WHITLEY COUNTY SOFTBALL: Sectional softball draw released.All three Whitley County high school softball teams will begin play on Tuesday,
WHITLEY COUNTY SOFTBALL: Sectional softball draw released.
The Post & Mail / Posted 15 days ago
All three Whitley County high school softball teams will begin play on Tuesday, May 24. Columbia City faces Marion at Norwell at 5:30 p.m. Whitko squares off against North Miami at 5 p.m. at Oak Hill. Churubusco faces Woodlan at 7 p.m. at... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia Deputy City Manager Tony St. Romaine to retirehe sent to KOMU 8 News. Until his retirement, he said he plans to continue wor
Columbia Deputy City Manager Tony St. Romaine to retire
KOMU Columbia / Posted 15 days ago
he sent to KOMU 8 News. Until his retirement, he said he plans to continue working with City Manager Mike Matthes and Columbia City Council. "We certainly have many challenges to overcome in the near future mostly stemming from the growth we... Read more
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The Post & Mail
SAVE THE DATE! High school awards ceremonies are setthree Whitley County high schools will be hosting awards banquets within the ne
SAVE THE DATE! High school awards ceremonies are set
The Post & Mail / Posted 16 days ago
three Whitley County high schools will be hosting awards banquets within the next month. Dates are as follows: •Columbia City H.S.: Friday, May 20 at 8 a.m. in the gymnasium. •Churubusco Jr.-Sr. High School Monday, May 23 at 1... Read more
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The Post & Mail
FRIDAY THE 13TH: Big Post & Mail subscription savings for one day only!is from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday. Call (260) 244-5153 or stop by The Post & M
FRIDAY THE 13TH: Big Post & Mail subscription savings for one day only!
The Post & Mail / Posted 16 days ago
is from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday. Call (260) 244-5153 or stop by The Post & Mail's business office, 927 W. Connexion Way, Columbia City to secure your discounted subscription to Whitley County's daily news source. Post & Mail readers are "in the... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Reverend Lillian Grace (Fynn) Richardsbecame a fully commissioned officer by the Central Territorial Headquarters of
Reverend Lillian Grace (Fynn) Richards
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
became a fully commissioned officer by the Central Territorial Headquarters of The Salvation Army with an appointment to Columbia City and Logansport, Indiana. During that time, Officer Fynn was accepted by the International Headquarters to serve... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas hoops appears to have reloadedwho averaged 28 points per game this season and could vault up this list. 11.)
Arkansas hoops appears to have reloaded
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
who averaged 28 points per game this season and could vault up this list. 11.) Brachen Hazen, F, freshman, 6-8, 200, Columbia City, Ind. -- Expected to play both small forward and be a stretch four, Hazen has a chance to also rise up the list... Read more
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The Post & Mail
Community block partyZion Lutheran Church at the corner of North and Main streets in Columbia City i
Community block party
The Post & Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Zion Lutheran Church at the corner of North and Main streets in Columbia City is hosting a community block party Saturday, May 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be free food, games and an inflatable obstacle train.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Which city is Oregon's safest? Reports find different answershad a population of fewer than 7,000 people. Here's the top 10 safest cities,
Which city is Oregon's safest? Reports find different answers
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
had a population of fewer than 7,000 people. Here's the top 10 safest cities, according to CreditDonkey: 1. Condon 2. Columbia City 3. Hubbard 4. Junction City 5. Scappoose 7. Gearhart 8. Brookings 9. Coquille 10. Bandon If you'd like... Read more
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The Post & Mail
GYPSIES: DNR spraying for moths in countyCOLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is planning to spra
GYPSIES: DNR spraying for moths in county
The Post & Mail / Posted 17 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is planning to spray for Gypsy moths in Whitley, Kosciusko and LaPorte counties starting today. Whitley County’s Sheriff’s Department posted on its Facebook page to tell residents not to be... Read more
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The Post & Mail
SLOPE OR NOT TO SLOPE? New high school roofing being determinedCOLUMBIA CITY — To slope or not to slope? That is the question Whitley County
SLOPE OR NOT TO SLOPE? New high school roofing being determined
The Post & Mail / Posted 17 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY — To slope or not to slope? That is the question Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials are considering when planning for the new Columbia City High School. After having issues with Indian Springs Middle School’s roof and... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Columbia Water Rates To Rise 4% In Next Fiscal Yeara $1.3 million budget increase for the Utilities and Engineering department. A
Columbia Water Rates To Rise 4% In Next Fiscal Year
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
a $1.3 million budget increase for the Utilities and Engineering department. At a budget work session Tuesday afternoon, Columbia City Council agreed that 16 new positions within the department would help the city with it's current Clean Water... Read more
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The Post & Mail
FLY OVER: DNR to spray for Gypsy mothsCOLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is planning to spra
FLY OVER: DNR to spray for Gypsy moths
The Post & Mail / Posted 17 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is planning to spray for Gypsy moths in Whitley, Kosciusko and LaPorte counties starting today. Whitley County’s Sheriff’s Department posted on its Facebook page to tell residents not to be... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Midlands Woman Forced to Pay for Car Damages by City Treethe office building window and they came out and looked and a large tree limb f
Midlands Woman Forced to Pay for Car Damages by City Tree
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
the office building window and they came out and looked and a large tree limb fell on my car,” Hardwicke said. She said a Columbia city police officer and an employee from the forestry and beautification department who responded to the incident... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sparton joint venture awarded $101.1 million Navy contractElectronics USSI and Sparton De Leon Springs, LLC respectively. Production wil
Sparton joint venture awarded $101.1 million Navy contract
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Electronics USSI and Sparton De Leon Springs, LLC respectively. Production will take place at Ultra Electronics USSI's Columbia City, Indiana facility and Sparton's De Leon Springs, Florida facility and is expected to be completed by September... Read more
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Business Wire
Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (ERAPSCO) Awarded $101.1 Million for U.S. Navy Sonobuoy ContractCOLUMBIA CITY, Ind. & SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ultra ElectronicsHoldi
Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (ERAPSCO) Awarded $101.1 Million for U.S. Navy Sonobuoy Contract
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. & SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ultra ElectronicsHoldings plc (ULE) and Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) announce the award of subcontracts valued at $101.1 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Indiana voters send mixed signals in heated campaign season3rd District seat in northeastern Indiana, which Stutzman gave up for his Senat
Indiana voters send mixed signals in heated campaign season
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
3rd District seat in northeastern Indiana, which Stutzman gave up for his Senate bid. Republican state Sen. Jim Banks of Columbia City won a six-candidate primary in the heavily GOP district. For northern Indiana's 2nd District, Republican Rep.... Read more
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The Post & Mail
Insulator and collectibles showAn insulator and collectibles show will be held at Whitley County’s 4-H Center,
Insulator and collectibles show
The Post & Mail / Posted 20 days ago
An insulator and collectibles show will be held at Whitley County’s 4-H Center, 581 W. Squawbuck Rd., Columbia City, Friday, May 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public can also join in with show and tell Friday at... Read more
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The Post & Mail
Breakfast benefitTownship’s fire department is hosting a benefit breakfast Saturday, May 14, 201
Breakfast benefit
The Post & Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Township’s fire department is hosting a benefit breakfast Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 6 to 10:30 a.m. at 22 E. Radio Rd., Columbia City. The breakfast is available for free-will donations and the menu includes pancakes, biscuits and gravy,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
2 wounded in Columbia City shootingTwo people were wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Seattle’s Columbia
2 wounded in Columbia City shooting
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
Two people were wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood. Police responded about 3 p.m. to reports of gunshots at 37th Avenue South and South Genesee Street, just east of Rainier Avenue South. Two people,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Police search for suspect who shot 2 men near Columbia CitySEATTLE – Police are searching for a suspect who shot two people near Columbia
Police search for suspect who shot 2 men near Columbia City
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
SEATTLE – Police are searching for a suspect who shot two people near Columbia City. Two men were transported to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition. The shooting happened on the 3600 block of South Genesee St. This is a developing... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Marathon Man: Elmira's Rob Toonkel nears 300blood donor. One of the must unselfish people I have ever met." Rob Toonkel af
Marathon Man: Elmira's Rob Toonkel nears 300
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
blood donor. One of the must unselfish people I have ever met." Rob Toonkel after he finished Veterans Day marathons in Columbia City, Indiana, and Indiana, Pennsylvania, on back-to-back days in November of 2014. (Photo: Provided... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
Testing Non-Breast/Ovarian Cancer Genes in High-Risk Women Leaves More Questions than Answers, Penn Study Findsproject was done in collaboration with researchers from the Mayo Clinic, Memori
Testing Non-Breast/Ovarian Cancer Genes in High-Risk Women Leaves More Questions than Answers, Penn Study Finds
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 23 days ago
project was done in collaboration with researchers from the Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and City of Hope as part of the SIMPLEXO (Simplifying Complex Exomes) consortium. The study also evaluated the clinical utility... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Democratic leaders disavow congressional primary winnerSchrader has unsuccessfully run several times for Congress and city offices. R
Democratic leaders disavow congressional primary winner
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
Schrader has unsuccessfully run several times for Congress and city offices. Republican state Sen. Jim Banks of Columbia City won his party's nomination in the heavily GOP district. Schrader tells WANE-TV (http://bit.ly/1SRmKuX ) he's... Read more
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Columbia Star
CCN honors community leaders | May 6, 2016Court Community received the CCN Award of Special Recognition. Deborah Christi
CCN honors community leaders | May 6, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 23 days ago
Court Community received the CCN Award of Special Recognition. Deborah Christie with Columbia Community Development, and Columbia City Manager Teresa Wilson were named the CCN Friends of the Year. Mayor Steve Benjamin and 13- year old vocal ist... Read more
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