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WTVM 9 Columbus
Missing man's truck impounded; Detectives visit BlakelyMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army b
Missing man's truck impounded; Detectives visit Blakely
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted an hour ago
Military Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget looms The $125 billion budget is cutting the dollar amount going to active force and reserve personnel. The United States Army is in the middle of downsizing and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
'Topping Out' ceremony for the new Pooler City HallMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army b
'Topping Out' ceremony for the new Pooler City Hall
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted an hour ago
Military Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget looms The $125 billion budget is cutting the dollar amount going to active force and reserve personnel. The United States Army is in the middle of downsizing and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Good News: MLK Pharmacy opensMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army b
Good News: MLK Pharmacy opens
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted an hour ago
Military Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget looms The $125 billion budget is cutting the dollar amount going to active force and reserve personnel. The United States Army is in the middle of downsizing and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Suspect in Hamilton double homicide had undergone mental evaluationOpelika PD arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika PD arrests
Suspect in Hamilton double homicide had undergone mental evaluation
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted an hour ago
Opelika PD arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika PD arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bust On Feb. 9 around 3:45 p.m. Opelika Police Narcotics Detectives served an arrest warrant for unlawful possession of a controlled... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Rachals announces for re-electionOpelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika police
Rachals announces for re-election
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 hours ago
Opelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bust Jackson Eaves (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around 3:45 p.m. Opelika Police Narcotics Detectives served... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Suspect arrested shortly after Wetumpka bank robberyOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arreste
Suspect arrested shortly after Wetumpka bank robbery
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
water supply at grocery storesOpelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika police
water supply at grocery stores
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 hours ago
Opelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bust Jackson Eaves (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around 3:45 p.m. Opelika Police Narcotics Detectives served... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Council to vote on final hurdle to bring Uber to HuntsvilleOpelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika police
Council to vote on final hurdle to bring Uber to Huntsville
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 hours ago
Opelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bustOpelika police arrests family of 3 following marijuana drug bust Jackson Eaves (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around 3:45 p.m. Opelika Police Narcotics Detectives served... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Couple caught in sex act on Vegas High RollerOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arreste
Couple caught in sex act on Vegas High Roller
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Winn-Dixie contributes to Phenix City's youth programsOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arreste
Winn-Dixie contributes to Phenix City's youth programs
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
SCMPD seeking aggravated assault suspectOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arreste
SCMPD seeking aggravated assault suspect
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
2 dead, suspect in custody after 2 separate shootings in HamiltonOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arreste
2 dead, suspect in custody after 2 separate shootings in Hamilton
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GBI identifies teen shot by Wilcox Co. DeputyMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army b
GBI identifies teen shot by Wilcox Co. Deputy
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
Military Matters: Shrinking Army budget loomsMilitary Matters: Shrinking Army budget looms The $125 billion budget is cutting the dollar amount going to active force and reserve personnel. The United States Army is in the middle of downsizing and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around n
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
ADPH confirms first Zika virus case in ALOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arreste
ADPH confirms first Zika virus case in AL
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape and sodomy charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Stevenson police chief pleads not guiltyOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape chargesOpelika man arrested on first-
Stevenson police chief pleads not guilty
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald Hutchinson from... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Stevenson police chief heading to courtOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape chargesOpelika man arrested on first-
Stevenson police chief heading to court
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 hours ago
Opelika man arrested on first-degree rape chargesOpelika man arrested on first-degree rape charges Fitzgerald Hutchinson (Source: Opelika Police Department) On Feb. 9 around noon, Opelika Police arrested 51-year-old Fitzgerald Hutchinson from... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Boykin files federal suit against ColumbusA former Columbus police officer involved in the October shooting death of Rick
Boykin files federal suit against Columbus
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
A former Columbus police officer involved in the October shooting death of Ricky Ball has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming he was wrongfully terminated. Canyon Boykin, the former CPD officer, claims in a federal lawsuit that he was acting... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Upcoming bills aimed at renaming GT highwaysSeveral forthcoming pieces of legislation seek to rename portions of Golden Tri
Upcoming bills aimed at renaming GT highways
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Several forthcoming pieces of legislation seek to rename portions of Golden Triangle highways after longtime local legislators. District 41 Rep. Kabir Karriem told The Dispatch last week that he plans to introduce two pieces of legislation. One will... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus council to award $100,000 to nonprofit run by ex-member Michelle Mills The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Columbus council to award $100,000 to nonprofit run by ex-member Michelle Mills
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Columbus City Council... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Little room in Columbus budget for new initiatives The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Little room in Columbus budget for new initiatives
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 Columbus’ proposed operating... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Is Columbus demolishing too many vacant houses? Plans to raze hundreds of buildings raise concerns in neighborhoods Columbus
Is Columbus demolishing too many vacant houses?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Plans to raze hundreds of buildings raise concerns in neighborhoods Columbus and Franklin County have nearly $3.5 million to demolish vacant houses this year, a little less than in previous years but... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
O'Brien best choice for county prosecutor Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I respond to the Tuesday
O'Brien best choice for county prosecutor
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I respond to the Tuesday letter “Klein would make fine prosecutor” from U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus, regarding Columbus City Council... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Ward 5 candidates outline goals, platformsThe four candidates running for the Ward 5 seat on the Columbus City Council sp
Ward 5 candidates outline goals, platforms
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
The four candidates running for the Ward 5 seat on the Columbus City Council spoke at Hunt Museum during the Mississippi Derby Tea Social on Saturday. Each of the candidates -- Cadarall Eddings, Gary Jefferson, Stephen Jones, Marthalie Porter --... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Developer scales back plans for University District apartment project Education databases Public pressure apparently has forced a developer to sca
Developer scales back plans for University District apartment project
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Education databases Public pressure apparently has forced a developer to scale back controversial plans for an apartment building along N. High Street in the University... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
City hall work continuesWork is progressing smoothly on Columbus city hall's renovations. City officia
City hall work continues
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Work is progressing smoothly on Columbus city hall's renovations. City officials allowed media to tour the building Wednesday afternoon to view the progress that's been made since work began in the fall. The city has a $1.5 million interior and... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Council approves $46K for bridge repairThe Columbus City Council approved a $46,400 quote for an emergency repair to t
Council approves $46K for bridge repair
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
The Columbus City Council approved a $46,400 quote for an emergency repair to the North Lehmberg Road bridge during its Tuesday meeting. The council unanimously approved the quote to Weathers Construction. Mayor Robert Smith said the repair will be... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Development robs corridor of history Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Victorian Village reside
Development robs corridor of history
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Victorian Village resident Bill Wood’s comment “It seems like the city is trying to destroy the neighborhood” should have included property owners and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Klein would make fine prosecutor Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Columbus City Council Pr
Klein would make fine prosecutor
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Columbus City Council President Zach Klein is prepared to serve as Franklin County prosecutor. I have had the honor of serving as a judge on the U.S. District... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus council to open tap for water-system upgrades The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Columbus council to open tap for water-system upgrades
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 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 City Council is... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Web-only letters to the editor, Jan. 31, 2016 Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Dispatch.com regularly w
Web-only letters to the editor, Jan. 31, 2016
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Dispatch.com regularly will post letters to the editor that don't make it to print in The Dispatch. Unlike letters to the editor that appear in the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Four qualify for Ward 5 electionThe special election for the Ward 5 council seat is set. Four candidates offic
Four qualify for Ward 5 election
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The special election for the Ward 5 council seat is set. Four candidates officially qualified for the election by Wednesday's deadline. The candidates for the Columbus City Council post are Cadarrall Eddings, Gary Jefferson, Stephen Jones and... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Shelton: Officer pay a roadblock to fully staffed departmentAt the weekly Columbus Rotary luncheon at Lion Hills Tuesday, Interim Police Ch
Shelton: Officer pay a roadblock to fully staffed department
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
At the weekly Columbus Rotary luncheon at Lion Hills Tuesday, Interim Police Chief Fred Shelton talked about the difficulty of keeping officers in the Columbus Police Department. The police force currently has 54 officers and is budgeted for 67.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Convention Center manager fired after ties to vendor are discovered The man in charge of day-to-day operations at the Greater Columbus Convention
Convention Center manager fired after ties to vendor are discovered
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
The man in charge of day-to-day operations at the Greater Columbus Convention Center has been fired after revelations that he previously had been paid as a consultant for the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Boggs sworn in, takes over Stinziano's former House District The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Boggs sworn in, takes over Stinziano's former House District
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 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 Rep. Kristin Boggs was... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus has less for low-income housing and code enforcement this year The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Columbus has less for low-income housing and code enforcement this year
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 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 Columbus... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Mitchell J. Brown, now on Columbus City Council, wants to help safety forces again The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Mitchell J. Brown, now on Columbus City Council, wants to help safety forces again
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 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... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Some Ohio legislators facing primary battles The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Some Ohio legislators facing primary battles
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 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 Before legislative Republicans and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ginther’s ethics proposal needs more teeth, some say The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Ginther’s ethics proposal needs more teeth, some say
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther’s plan to address... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
New CPD chief talks early goalsOscar Lewis III is coming home. The current Waynesboro chief of police will re
New CPD chief talks early goals
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Oscar Lewis III is coming home. The current Waynesboro chief of police will return to the Columbus Police Department after the Columbus City Council voted Tuesday to name him as the city's new chief. Lewis worked 20 years with CPD from 1994 to 2014... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Mayor Robert SmithI write in response to the Jan. 21 editorial in which The Dispatch calls upon m
Mayor Robert Smith
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
I write in response to the Jan. 21 editorial in which The Dispatch calls upon me to veto the vote of the majority of the Columbus City Council to appoint Oscar Lewis Columbus chief of police. In my view, such an act would be just plain wrong. The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Roe v. Wade: Strickland, supporters fear 'chipping away' at abortion rights The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Roe v. Wade: Strickland, supporters fear 'chipping away' at abortion rights
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 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 An... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Colom resigns from CL&W boardColumbus Light & Water Board Chairman Andrew Colom resigned from his post on th
Colom resigns from CL&W board
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Columbus Light & Water Board Chairman Andrew Colom resigned from his post on the board following Thursday's meeting. Colom announced the news to his fellow board members before the meeting. He told them he believed they could find someone better... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Slimantics: The new police chief: a bewildering choiceEighteenth Century British essayist Samuel Johnson once observed of a friend wh
Slimantics: The new police chief: a bewildering choice
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Eighteenth Century British essayist Samuel Johnson once observed of a friend who was planning to re-marry a few years after his first marriage ended badly, "It is a triumph of hope over experience." That assessment comes to mind today after the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Council makes court appointmentsThe Columbus City Council made a pair of appointments to the municipal court du
Council makes court appointments
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
The Columbus City Council made a pair of appointments to the municipal court during Tuesday's meeting. The council voted 3-2 to name Rhonda Hayes Ellis municipal judge. The council also unanimously voted to appoint Dennis Harmon as city... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Factions among Franklin County Democrats fighting for control of party The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Factions among Franklin County Democrats fighting for control of party
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know A conflict within the Franklin... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
One of four police chief finalists withdrawsAnd then there were three. Curtis W. Brame, a commander with the North Chicago
One of four police chief finalists withdraws
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
And then there were three. Curtis W. Brame, a commander with the North Chicago Police Department, withdrew his application for Columbus' vacant police chief position this weekend. The city announced Brame's withdrawal Monday via Columbus Police... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Two qualify for Ward 5 electionTwo candidates have qualified for a special election to fill the Ward 5 seat on
Two qualify for Ward 5 election
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
Two candidates have qualified for a special election to fill the Ward 5 seat on the Columbus City Council. Gregory "Gary" Jefferson, 49, and Stephen Jones, 46, are the only candidates so far to qualify for the nonpartisan election. The deadline to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Most Columbus’ elected officials to get 4 percent pay raises in 2018 The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Most Columbus’ elected officials to get 4 percent pay raises in 2018
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 24 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
Boom times at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Revenue, research, hiring, footprint all growing briskly By almost any measur
Boom times at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
Revenue, research, hiring, footprint all growing briskly By almost any measure, central Ohio’s pediatric hospital is on a growth spurt that would rival that of any of its adolescent patients. Revenue... Read more
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