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The Columbus Dispatch
Panel offers best-practices conclusions on police body camerasthose details,” said Ginther spokeswoman Robin Davis. "These recommendations ar
Panel offers best-practices conclusions on police body cameras
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
those details,” said Ginther spokeswoman Robin Davis. "These recommendations are a guide toward implementation." The Columbus City Council does not have to approve the policy, city officials said, but it will vote on the vendor... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus ward proponents air their first campaign adand rumors of corruption. FBI investigations into city council and the mayor. A
Columbus ward proponents air their first campaign ad
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 hours ago
and rumors of corruption. FBI investigations into city council and the mayor. A red-light traffic camera scandal. Columbus City Council has lost its way.” Represent Columbus organizers Whitney Smith and Jonathan Beard then speak. Smith:... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Cozy status quo must goLetters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion When voters pass Issue 1 o
Cozy status quo must go
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion When voters pass Issue 1 on Aug. 2, the structure of Columbus City Council will be fundamentally changed. This change is necessary to ensure that city council represents all Columbus residents, not... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
City council is doing its job"Frustrated activists gave rise to Issue 1." I also would like to address the a
City council is doing its job
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
"Frustrated activists gave rise to Issue 1." I also would like to address the availability of members of the current Columbus City Council. For the past three years, I have been active regarding a proposed development in my neighborhood. I... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Marion woman will tell Democrats in Philadelphia her story of struggleYoungstown East High School. — Darrel Rowland The convention breakfast Wednes
Marion woman will tell Democrats in Philadelphia her story of struggle
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
Youngstown East High School. — Darrel Rowland The convention breakfast Wednesday for the Ohio delegation was sponsored by Columbus City Council President Zach Klein, who, with help from high-placed friends, served heaping portions of a dish called... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Hillary Clinton celebrates putting 'the biggest crack in that glass ceiling'but told reporters at the fair that his “focus is on Ohio.” In Columbus news:
Hillary Clinton celebrates putting 'the biggest crack in that glass ceiling'
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
but told reporters at the fair that his “focus is on Ohio.” In Columbus news: “Proponents of Issue 1 to remake the Columbus City Council accused those against the issue Tuesday of trying to scare voters, while those trying to defeat the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
DNC 2016: Sherrod Brown to speak to Ohio delegatesFOR COMPLETE CONVENTION COVERAGE Scheduled to speak at this morning’s breakfas
DNC 2016: Sherrod Brown to speak to Ohio delegates
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
FOR COMPLETE CONVENTION COVERAGE Scheduled to speak at this morning’s breakfast are: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown; Columbus City Council President Zach Klein; Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther; Franklin County Commissioner John O’Grady; AFSCME... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
DNC 2016: Sherrod Brown to speak to Ohio delegatesFOR COMPLETE CONVENTION COVERAGE Scheduled to speak at this morning’s breakfas
DNC 2016: Sherrod Brown to speak to Ohio delegates
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
FOR COMPLETE CONVENTION COVERAGE Scheduled to speak at this morning’s breakfast are: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown; Columbus City Council President Zach Klein; Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther; Franklin County Commissioner John O’Grady; AFSCME... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Those for, against Issue 1 debate Columbus City Council ward idea The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Those for, against Issue 1 debate Columbus City Council ward idea
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Proponents of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ward would benefit our area“…the city’s area commissions and civic commissions have been the link between
Ward would benefit our area
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
“…the city’s area commissions and civic commissions have been the link between residents and City Hall.” We vote for Columbus City Council members. However, when Ohio State University decided to take part of the green space of Duranceau Park... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Unknowns sink wards issue Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion There is no doubt in my
Unknowns sink wards issue
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion There is no doubt in my mind that Columbus City Council needs to be reformed. However I plan to vote against Issue 1 on Aug. 2. Represent Columbus has simply not done... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
City's growth justifies wardscame about through the efforts of concerned citizens who felt their neighborhoo
City's growth justifies wards
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
came about through the efforts of concerned citizens who felt their neighborhood concerns were not being taken seriously by Columbus City Council. Some saw murders take place near their homes. They appealed for help from city leaders but got no... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Follow the money flowing to ward initiative campaigns in Columbusup heavily against Issue 1, giving the anti-ward campaign a 3-to-1 financial ad
Follow the money flowing to ward initiative campaigns in Columbus
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
up heavily against Issue 1, giving the anti-ward campaign a 3-to-1 financial advantage over the group trying to change the Columbus City Council. Meanwhile, an out-of-state political action committee gave nearly $20,000 worth of canvassing and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
African-American leaders gather in Columbus to discuss equality7:30 a.m. Thursday in which George Speaks, the public safety director for Colum
African-American leaders gather in Columbus to discuss equality
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
7:30 a.m. Thursday in which George Speaks, the public safety director for Columbus, and Mitchell J. Brown, a member of the Columbus City Council, spoke about how U.S. cities can respond to racial inequities. "We always talk about how we have to be... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
CMSD commits Lee property for redevelopmentboard adopted a resolution determining the Lee Middle School property was surpl
CMSD commits Lee property for redevelopment
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
board adopted a resolution determining the Lee Middle School property was surplus property the district no longer needed. Columbus City Council appointed the autonomous, five-member CRA board in August 2014, and the Authority's aim is to improve... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
4 apply to replace convention center food vendor after fraudOhio Ethics Commission investigation pertains mostly to a junket to Indianapoli
4 apply to replace convention center food vendor after fraud
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Ohio Ethics Commission investigation pertains mostly to a junket to Indianapolis that Raphael arranged for four Columbus City Council members and their staff members days after Centerplate was awarded the convention center contract in... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Klein poised to be prosecutorFranklin County’s next prosecutor. Klein been fighting crime for years. He was
Klein poised to be prosecutor
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Franklin County’s next prosecutor. Klein been fighting crime for years. He was chair of the Public Safety Committee of the Columbus City Council before becoming the current Columbus Council president. He’s also been a special assistant U.S.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus gives Big Lots tax break of up to $12.8 million to move HQ within cityteam talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buck
Columbus gives Big Lots tax break of up to $12.8 million to move HQ within city
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Columbus City Council has approved a tax break of as much as $12.8 million to help Big Lots move its headquarters across town... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Editorials from around Ohioif traveling divergent paths. Online: http://bit.ly/29N6b5g The Columbus Dis
Editorials from around Ohio
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
if traveling divergent paths. Online: http://bit.ly/29N6b5g The Columbus Dispatch, July 17 The entrenched members of Columbus City Council angling to defeat an August ballot issue on ward representation — which could boot them from office and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus City Council considering $12.8 million in Big Lots tax breaks The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Columbus City Council considering $12.8 million in Big Lots tax breaks
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know The Columbus... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Activists frustrated with Columbus City Council spurred Issue 1 The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Activists frustrated with Columbus City Council spurred Issue 1
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know For decades, the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Some areas of city need wardsrespond to the Tuesday letter “Ward plan would be divisive” from Michael S. Bro
Some areas of city need wards
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
respond to the Tuesday letter “Ward plan would be divisive” from Michael S. Brown, who supports the current system of Columbus City Council. I totally disagree with his position on the status quo, which has left parts of Columbus unrepresented... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
A century of Columbus' at-large council membersin January 1916. Here is a summary of the acts, political factors and election
A century of Columbus' at-large council members
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
in January 1916. Here is a summary of the acts, political factors and elections that determined the composition of Columbus City Council over the decades: From 1816 to 1834, Columbus was organized as a borough. On Feb. 10, 1816, the Ohio... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
OneColumbus campaign launches first TV ad against city ward issueresidents will decide on Issue 1 in a special election on Aug. 2. The ballot pr
OneColumbus campaign launches first TV ad against city ward issue
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
residents will decide on Issue 1 in a special election on Aug. 2. The ballot proposal asks Columbus voters to alter the Columbus City Council from its current seven member at-large makeup to a 13-member, district-based model. The proposal calls... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Trades council opposes Issue 1of the council endorse a “no” vote on Issue 1 in the Aug. 2 special election.
Trades council opposes Issue 1
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
of the council endorse a “no” vote on Issue 1 in the Aug. 2 special election. Issue 1 immediately increases the number of Columbus City Council members from seven to 13. This would cost the taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars annually for the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Franklin County GOP backs ward representation for City CouncilForum podcast. Your Right to Know The Franklin County Republican Party is back
Franklin County GOP backs ward representation for City Council
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
Forum podcast. Your Right to Know The Franklin County Republican Party is backing a ballot initiative that would change Columbus City Council from a completely at-large body to one composed mostly of district seats. If approved at a special... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Smith goes from House race to Franklin County commissionerShort North and German Village. Smith has been active in pushing a November ba
Smith goes from House race to Franklin County commissioner
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Short North and German Village. Smith has been active in pushing a November ballot issue that would change the makeup of Columbus City Council from seven at-large members to 13 members, 10 of whom would be elected from wards or districts. “I... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ward issue chair seeks to challenge Franklin County commissionergovernment issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know One of the
Ward issue chair seeks to challenge Franklin County commissioner
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know One of the architects of a proposed ward system for Columbus city council now says she wants to be a Franklin County Commissioner. Whitney Smith, co-chair of the Represent... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
APD recruiting for Citizen's Police AcademyColumbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open posi
APD recruiting for Citizen's Police Academy
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
Columbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open positions Two positions that were previously open within the city of Columbus are now filled. Two positions that were previously open within the city of Columbus are now... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Smiths Station soldier dies of aneurysm in AfghanistanColumbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open posi
Smiths Station soldier dies of aneurysm in Afghanistan
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
Columbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open positions Two positions that were previously open within the city of Columbus are now filled. Two positions that were previously open within the city of Columbus are now... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Friends, family remember Dr. Sonnie HerefordThe United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent d
Friends, family remember Dr. Sonnie Hereford
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
The United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent donors to collect those needed supplies. Columbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open positions Two positions that were previously open... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Black gun owners say they're viewed as a threatThe United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent d
Black gun owners say they're viewed as a threat
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
The United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent donors to collect those needed supplies. Columbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open positions Two positions that were previously open... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Burglary at pawn shop part of plot to shoot police officers due to protestsThe United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent d
Burglary at pawn shop part of plot to shoot police officers due to protests
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
The United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent donors to collect those needed supplies. Columbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open positions Two positions that were previously open... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Paulding County prepares for possible protestsThe United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent d
Paulding County prepares for possible protests
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
The United Way is now working with dozens of local businesses and independent donors to collect those needed supplies. Columbus City Council fills open positionsColumbus City Council fills open positions Two positions that were previously open... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Two sides try to woo John Kasich ahead of RNC in Clevelandpeople or information edited out.” And happening in Columbus: In one of the la
Two sides try to woo John Kasich ahead of RNC in Cleveland
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
people or information edited out.” And happening in Columbus: In one of the largest settlements in city history, “the Columbus City Council approved spending $1.125 million in taxpayer money to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus City Council approves more than $1 million in wrongful-death lawsuit The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Columbus City Council approves more than $1 million in wrongful-death lawsuit
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus paramedic in wrongful death under new investigationinto their ambulance, where she lost consciousness and went into cardiac arrest
Columbus paramedic in wrongful death under new investigation
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
into their ambulance, where she lost consciousness and went into cardiac arrest. She died a few days later. Tonight, the Columbus City Council is expected to approve spending $1.2 million in taxpayer money to settle her family’s wrongful death... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Barbershops put books in hands of kids getting haircutsYork City in 2009 and has since begun to catch on in other corners of the count
Barbershops put books in hands of kids getting haircuts
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
York City in 2009 and has since begun to catch on in other corners of the country. Columbus City Schools partnered with the Columbus City Council in the spring to bring Barbershop Books to the area, and in late June, the sets of 15 selected books... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Columbus homeowners oppose chicken banCOLUMBUS, Ind. - The Columbus City Council decided to table the second vote on
Columbus homeowners oppose chicken ban
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 20 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ind. - The Columbus City Council decided to table the second vote on an ordinance this week that would ban chickens inside the city limits after dozens of chicken lovers came out to show their support for their birds. Bill Porter, of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority will keep only one Poindexter Village buildingChurch from 1862 to 1898. As one of the city's first black leaders, Poindexter
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority will keep only one Poindexter Village building
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Church from 1862 to 1898. As one of the city's first black leaders, Poindexter was the first African-American elected to Columbus City Council, in 1880. He also was a Columbus school board member from 1884 to 1893. Brown said plans call for that... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Officer docked 60 days for fightwithout pay after her involvement in a fight at McDonald's while she was on dut
Officer docked 60 days for fight
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
without pay after her involvement in a fight at McDonald's while she was on duty. During executive session of Tuesday's Columbus City Council meeting, councilmen unanimously voted to suspend Kenyatta Blair, who got into the altercation at about... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Ruffling feathers: Chicken owners upset over possible ban on farm animals by City of ColumbusCOLUMBUS, Ind. – Tuesday night, the Columbus City Council is set to vote on a c
Ruffling feathers: Chicken owners upset over possible ban on farm animals by City of Columbus
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 23 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Tuesday night, the Columbus City Council is set to vote on a controversial issue about animals in backyards. A number of animals are included in the ban, including chickens, causing some to cry "fowl" at the city council. Over the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
As ward vote nears, Columbus leaders plan charter reviewissues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know A committee will condu
As ward vote nears, Columbus leaders plan charter review
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know A committee will conduct a "comprehensive review" of how the Columbus City Council is structured, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Councilman Shannon Hardin plan to announce on... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Register today to vote on Columbus wards Aug. 2If you want to cast a ballot on a proposed ward initiative for the Columbus Cit
Register today to vote on Columbus wards Aug. 2
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
If you want to cast a ballot on a proposed ward initiative for the Columbus City Council, you’ll have to register to vote before the end of the day. Today is the deadline to register for the Aug. 2 special election, where voters will decide whether... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
DA sets update on 2015 officer-involved shooting in Columbus2015. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation finished investigating the case
DA sets update on 2015 officer-involved shooting in Columbus
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 24 days ago
2015. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation finished investigating the case in early June and sent a file to Colom. The Columbus City Council fired police officer Canyon Boykin in late October, saying he violated police department policy by not... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
DA sets update on 2015 officer-involved shooting in Columbus2015. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation finished investigating the case
DA sets update on 2015 officer-involved shooting in Columbus
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
2015. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation finished investigating the case in early June and sent a file to Colom. The Columbus City Council fired police officer Canyon Boykin in late October, saying he violated police department policy by not... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Issue 1 would weaken cityof city politics, I was aware from the beginning that a petition-gathering effo
Issue 1 would weaken city
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
of city politics, I was aware from the beginning that a petition-gathering effort by a group of residents would make the Columbus city council a larger, costlier endeavor. When those petitions were submitted, the proposal became Issue 1. Issue 1... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Bible regards poverty as a cursethe First Gilded Age, when Columbus’ own Rev. Washington Gladden, who founded T
Bible regards poverty as a curse
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
the First Gilded Age, when Columbus’ own Rev. Washington Gladden, who founded The Gladden House to aid the poor, served on Columbus City Council to fight for just legislation. William Jennings Bryan, a well-known evangelical, stated in his Cross of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Prosecutors recommend nearly 3 years in prison for former Redflex CEOAndrew J. Ginther and former Mayor Michael B. Coleman and to the Franklin Count
Prosecutors recommend nearly 3 years in prison for former Redflex CEO
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
Andrew J. Ginther and former Mayor Michael B. Coleman and to the Franklin County Democratic Party at the request of former Columbus City Council President Michael C. Mentel. All three have said they did nothing wrong. Finley worked with lobbyist... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Donald Trump announces first Ohio stop in months as Hillary Clinton wraps up her fourthand also pay for a new fire station, fire vehicles and resurfaced streets,” Dis
Donald Trump announces first Ohio stop in months as Hillary Clinton wraps up her fourth
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
and also pay for a new fire station, fire vehicles and resurfaced streets,” Dispatch reporter Lucas Sullivan writes. "The Columbus City Council unanimously passed the bond package to finance those project at its meeting Monday night at City Hall.... Read more
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