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The Columbus Dispatch
Former City Hall lobbyist John Raphael reports to federal prisoninternal investigation by the convention center board were launched after The D
Former City Hall lobbyist John Raphael reports to federal prison
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
internal investigation by the convention center board were launched after The Dispatch reported that Raphael escorted then Columbus City Council members Andrew J. Ginther, Shannon Hardin, Eileen Paley and Michelle Mills on a chartered junket to... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Brown calls on federal government to provide funding to make naloxone available to first respondersthan it is for first responders to access these life-saving drugs.” At Columbu
Brown calls on federal government to provide funding to make naloxone available to first responders
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
than it is for first responders to access these life-saving drugs.” At Columbus Fire Station 3, Brown was joined by Columbus City Council President Zach Klein; Columbus City Councilmember Mitchell Brown; Dr. Teresa Long, Columbus Health... Read more
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Multi-vehicle crash causing delays on I-20/59 SBappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Pa
Multi-vehicle crash causing delays on I-20/59 SB
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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Man wounded in central Albany shootingappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Pa
Man wounded in central Albany shooting
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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Sandusky Co Sheriff indicted on 43 charges including 38 felony countsappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Pa
Sandusky Co Sheriff indicted on 43 charges including 38 felony counts
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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Bill capping city council pay heads to the Alabama Houseappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Pa
Bill capping city council pay heads to the Alabama House
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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Several central AL mayoral races headed to runoffsappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Pa
Several central AL mayoral races headed to runoffs
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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WALB Albany
City council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama
City council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated some new leaders of their own. City council ended up tabling a vote to pick an auditor or keep the same one Albright... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Commissioners to hold SPLOST 7 town hallappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Pa
Commissioners to hold SPLOST 7 town hall
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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Selma incumbent mayor defeated, 2 others headed to runoffappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Pa
Selma incumbent mayor defeated, 2 others headed to runoff
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec DirectorCity council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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City council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Directorappoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus Cit
City council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) On a busy election night across the river in East Alabama, Columbus City Council chose and debated... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Former gang member throws party to help reduce crimeby Mayor Michael B. Coleman and started under Hardin, who was Coleman’s communi
Former gang member throws party to help reduce crime
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
by Mayor Michael B. Coleman and started under Hardin, who was Coleman’s community outreach coordinator before he became a Columbus City Council member. Robinson said he established his nonprofit to continue to his effort. “I wanted to do... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Sales tax growth continues for Columbustax growth -- the state, Rawle said, cannot break down which businesses generat
Sales tax growth continues for Columbus
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
tax growth -- the state, Rawle said, cannot break down which businesses generated how much revenue. He's previously told Columbus City Council the steady influx of new businesses to the city has likely been the engine driving increased... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
East Side neighborhood leaders urge reviving Eastland Mall areaopen because it still provides services to the community. Johnson, Barnes and
East Side neighborhood leaders urge reviving Eastland Mall area
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
open because it still provides services to the community. Johnson, Barnes and other neighborhood leaders have met with Columbus City Council member Elizabeth Brown, who leads the council's economic development committee. “Morse Road is a good... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
East Main property owners might unite to fund improvementsfor the services. Talabere said the group is about halfway to its goal is to c
East Main property owners might unite to fund improvements
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
for the services. Talabere said the group is about halfway to its goal is to collect enough signatures to present to the Columbus City Council by December. If that goal is achieved, the district would begin providing services in 2018. The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Neighborhood leaders: No more lewd signs at Ohio State move-in dayalso point out that posting large banners without authorization can violate cit
Neighborhood leaders: No more lewd signs at Ohio State move-in day
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
also point out that posting large banners without authorization can violate city code. Runta talked about the effort at a Columbus City Council meeting in July. “Clearly these signs do not represent our city and university in a good light,”... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Theodore Decker commentary: Parental decisions not always best politics25. “This district provided me with a great deal of opportunities.” Ten years
Theodore Decker commentary: Parental decisions not always best politics
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
25. “This district provided me with a great deal of opportunities.” Ten years later, Ginther would become president of the Columbus City Council and cite his fourth-grade teacher as an inspiration. “She really pushed me to think about ways to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Councilmen, Sanders subpoenaed in Open Meetings caseasserting the city's desire to operate the facility. "I am advising by this le
Councilmen, Sanders subpoenaed in Open Meetings case
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
asserting the city's desire to operate the facility. "I am advising by this letter that it is the unanimous opinion of the Columbus City Council, and I totally agree with them, that the small arms range should be operated and managed by the city of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ginther sending daughter to private school, not Columbus City Schools1993 and then served as a member of the Columbus Board of Education from 2001 t
Ginther sending daughter to private school, not Columbus City Schools
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
1993 and then served as a member of the Columbus Board of Education from 2001 to 2007, when he left that position to join Columbus City Council. At City Hall, Ginther has continued to focus on public education. In 2012, the then City Council... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
A one-horse race doesn't always produce a winnernever managed to get any buses rolling and residents openly questioned the viab
A one-horse race doesn't always produce a winner
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
never managed to get any buses rolling and residents openly questioned the viability of the bus service. -- In 2013, the Columbus City council, without holding a public hearing, created a new position of city project manager and filled the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Ask Rufus: Aberdeen is burningC.E. Dancy received a telegram of distress from the mayor of Aberdeen. Dancy qu
Ask Rufus: Aberdeen is burning
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
C.E. Dancy received a telegram of distress from the mayor of Aberdeen. Dancy quickly assembled an emergency meeting of the Columbus City Council and informed its members that the mayor of Aberdeen had notified him: "that a destructive and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ginther to take charter committee applications starting Mondayto Know Mayor Andrew J. Ginther will move forward with his plan to form a char
Ginther to take charter committee applications starting Monday
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
to Know Mayor Andrew J. Ginther will move forward with his plan to form a charter review committee to study whether the Columbus City Council should change to better represent residents. Ginther will begin accepting applications for the... Read more
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Columbus's Epic Restaurant featured among best in countrycouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Columbus's Epic Restaurant featured among best in country
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Athens woman robbed, dragged by vehicle after botched online salecouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Athens woman robbed, dragged by vehicle after botched online sale
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Wow! introduces gig internet service in Huntsville, brings competition in growing marketcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Wow! introduces gig internet service in Huntsville, brings competition in growing market
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Hit and run arrests spike in Gwinnettcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Hit and run arrests spike in Gwinnett
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Phenix City construction set to wrap up off 3rd Avenuecouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Phenix City construction set to wrap up off 3rd Avenue
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Synovus donates shoes to SafeHouse Ministriescouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Synovus donates shoes to SafeHouse Ministries
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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UPDATED: Missing Auburn girl located in Georgia, reunited with familycouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
UPDATED: Missing Auburn girl located in Georgia, reunited with family
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Virtual learning offered to Thomasville studentscouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Virtual learning offered to Thomasville students
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Law enforcement participates in Crisis Intervention Trainingcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Law enforcement participates in Crisis Intervention Training
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Police investigate attempted armed robbery at finance centercouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Police investigate attempted armed robbery at finance center
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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PHOTO: Quadruple amputee toddler in England gets look-a-like dollcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
PHOTO: Quadruple amputee toddler in England gets look-a-like doll
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Person found dead off Highway 280 near Chelsea Park areacouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Person found dead off Highway 280 near Chelsea Park area
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Feeling very tropical with scattered downpours and storms through late weekcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Feeling very tropical with scattered downpours and storms through late week
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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New VSU students bring potential business to new restaurantscouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
New VSU students bring potential business to new restaurants
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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WOW promises to bring gigabit speeds to Huntsville customerscouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
WOW promises to bring gigabit speeds to Huntsville customers
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Phenix city police investigate deadly shooting on Stadium Dr.council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Phenix city police investigate deadly shooting on Stadium Dr.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Sumter Co. church steps up security after burglarycouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Sumter Co. church steps up security after burglary
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Woman drives car into store in Wilsonvillecouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Woman drives car into store in Wilsonville
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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South Albany store robbed at gunpointcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
South Albany store robbed at gunpoint
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Decatur police looking for missing womancouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Decatur police looking for missing woman
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Sen. McClendon offers own lottery proposal for education, Medicaidcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Sen. McClendon offers own lottery proposal for education, Medicaid
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Man dies following July moped accident in Columbuscouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Man dies following July moped accident in Columbus
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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Woman pleads guilty to having sex with a dogcouncil approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for
Woman pleads guilty to having sex with a dog
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
council approvalColumbus city manager recommends new parks and rec director for council approval Holli Browder (Source: Columbus City Council) City Manager Isaiah Hugley has selected current Columbus Consolidated Government (CCG) Assistant... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Letters to the editor for Aug. 6, 2016two? Richard Caster Westerville Let's make city council accountable No doub
Letters to the editor for Aug. 6, 2016
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
two? Richard Caster Westerville Let's make city council accountable No doubt that the defeat of Issue 1 was a win for Columbus City Council as we know it. One Columbus outspent the proponents Represent Columbus by a wide margin with their... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Letters to the editor for Aug. 5, 2016Wednesday). I hope that voters in areas that have been ignored by City Hall ack
Letters to the editor for Aug. 5, 2016
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
Wednesday). I hope that voters in areas that have been ignored by City Hall acknowledge that they have had a chance to make Columbus City Council more accountable and didn't care enough to turn out to vote. So the South Side will continue to get... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
5-vehicle crash causing major delays, I-85 NB near Ann StreetHarris confirmed that a woman was found dead at her Lee County home late Wednes
5-vehicle crash causing major delays, I-85 NB near Ann Street
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 23 days ago
Harris confirmed that a woman was found dead at her Lee County home late Wednesday, and police are ruling it a homicide. Columbus City Council weighs budget proposal for 2017 Transportation ProjectsColumbus City Council weighs budget proposal for... Read more
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1 taken to hospital after fire across from Huntsville HighHarris confirmed that a woman was found dead at her Lee County home late Wednes
1 taken to hospital after fire across from Huntsville High
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 23 days ago
Harris confirmed that a woman was found dead at her Lee County home late Wednesday, and police are ruling it a homicide. Columbus City Council weighs budget proposal for 2017 Transportation ProjectsColumbus City Council weighs budget proposal for... Read more
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Mayor: Alex City employees return to work after 2-day 'councilitis'Harris confirmed that a woman was found dead at her Lee County home late Wednes
Mayor: Alex City employees return to work after 2-day 'councilitis'
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 23 days ago
Harris confirmed that a woman was found dead at her Lee County home late Wednesday, and police are ruling it a homicide. Columbus City Council weighs budget proposal for 2017 Transportation ProjectsColumbus City Council weighs budget proposal for... Read more
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