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The Commercial Dispatch
Convenience store hours could be limitedA proposed ordinance the Columbus City Council is slated to consider today coul
Convenience store hours could be limited
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
A proposed ordinance the Columbus City Council is slated to consider today could lead to early closing times for convenience stores in or near residential areas. City attorney Jeff Turnage said the proposed ordinance, if councilmen approve it, would... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Blacks want more from Ginther, ScottThe Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal g
Blacks want more from Ginther, Scott
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 When Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott announced his candidacy for Columbus mayor in December, he stood... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Overcrowding will rise with cold weather Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion As days turn toward cold
Overcrowding will rise with cold weather
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion As days turn toward colder weather, I hope and pray that our city leaders have repaired the damaged shelter system for our homeless. Normally this request... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Dayton becomes first major Ohio city to establish a paid parental leave policyCOLUMBUS — The City of Dayton added to its list of firsts today with Mayor Nan
Dayton becomes first major Ohio city to establish a paid parental leave policy
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
COLUMBUS — The City of Dayton added to its list of firsts today with Mayor Nan Whaley's announcement that the city will be implementing a paid parental leave policy. Doing so means that Dayton is the first major Ohio city to provide access to paid... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
City Council approves $1.44M in appropriationsThe Columbus City Council on Monday approved more than $1.4 million in appropri
City Council approves $1.44M in appropriations
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Columbus City Council on Monday approved more than $1.4 million in appropriations for the new fiscal year. The amount is slightly higher than the $1.39 million approved for last fiscal year, but less than the $1.6 million in requests the city... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
ASU and Tuskegee Officials: Football rivalry renewedSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the yearsSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the ye
ASU and Tuskegee Officials: Football rivalry renewed
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
SLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the yearsSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the years Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that cancer is on four small spots on his brain, and he will immediately begin radiation. Take a look back at his... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Pro-Am kicks off today for Yokohama Tire LPGA ClassicSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the yearsSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the ye
Pro-Am kicks off today for Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
SLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the yearsSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the years Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that cancer is on four small spots on his brain, and he will immediately begin radiation. Take a look back at his... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
LIVE ON TIA: Incumbent Mayor Todd Strange talks election winSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the yearsSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the ye
LIVE ON TIA: Incumbent Mayor Todd Strange talks election win
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
SLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the yearsSLIDESHOW: Jimmy Carter through the years Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that cancer is on four small spots on his brain, and he will immediately begin radiation. Take a look back at his... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Upset residents voice concerns over new development at the City Council meetingIt was a long night at the Columbus City Council meeting as resident and counci
Upset residents voice concerns over new development at the City Council meeting
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 7 days ago
It was a long night at the Columbus City Council meeting as resident and councilors discussed several items for more than three and a half hours, and one proposed development is stirring up controversy in the northeast side of town. "This just... Read more
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WALB Albany
Upset residents voice concerns over new development at the City Council meetingIt was a long night at the Columbus City Council meeting as resident and counci
Upset residents voice concerns over new development at the City Council meeting
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
It was a long night at the Columbus City Council meeting as resident and councilors discussed several items for more than three and a half hours, and one proposed development is stirring up controversy in the northeast side of town. "This just... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Upset residents voice concerns over new development at the City Council meetingIt was a long night at the Columbus City Council meeting as resident and counci
Upset residents voice concerns over new development at the City Council meeting
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
It was a long night at the Columbus City Council meeting as resident and councilors discussed several items for more than three and a half hours, and one proposed development is stirring up controversy in the northeast side of town. "This just... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Early Ginther ad attacks Scott on record as sheriff It’s not even Labor Day, and Columbus City Council President Andrew J. Ginthe
Early Ginther ad attacks Scott on record as sheriff
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
It’s not even Labor Day, and Columbus City Council President Andrew J. Ginther has rolled out a TV ad blasting his mayoral-race opponent, Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott. In an ad that began... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Legislators should cut ties to OSU tickets Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion When sentencing an Ohio
Legislators should cut ties to OSU tickets
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion When sentencing an Ohio legislator for illegally selling her football tickets, Franklin County Municipal Judge Michael Brandt said, “What amazes me is... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Roses and thorns:A rose to multiple people seen stopping to offer assistance to a man at the int
Roses and thorns:
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
A rose to multiple people seen stopping to offer assistance to a man at the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 82, near Love's Truck Stop on Friday. The man was beside a bicycle and held a sign asking for help. In a 10-minute window, multiple... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
CLRA seeks 'Field of Dreams' fundingColumbus could be home to a baseball field constructed specifically for athlete
CLRA seeks 'Field of Dreams' funding
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Columbus could be home to a baseball field constructed specifically for athletes with disabilities. On Thursday, Greg Lewis, the executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority, went before the Columbus City Council and requested... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Mills gives records to feds after resigning from Columbus council State Rep. Kevin Boyce said he turned down an offer to replace Michelle M. Mi
Mills gives records to feds after resigning from Columbus council
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
State Rep. Kevin Boyce said he turned down an offer to replace Michelle M. Mills on the ballot for Columbus City Council because he was told he had to make a decision... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
City nixes open container proposalThe Columbus City Council on Tuesday killed a proposed amendment to the city's
City nixes open container proposal
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The Columbus City Council on Tuesday killed a proposed amendment to the city's open container ordinance when no one motioned to approve it. Councilmen were considering an amendment that would forbid open or previously-opened containers of alcohol in... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Columbus council to take up new open container ordinance todayThe Columbus City Council will resume consideration of an amendment to the city
Columbus council to take up new open container ordinance today
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
The Columbus City Council will resume consideration of an amendment to the city's open container ordinance during its meeting today. At the council's Aug. 4 meeting, City Attorney Jeff Turnage said Columbus already has a law on the books to deal... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
I will work for residents, not special interests Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I announce my candidacy
I will work for residents, not special interests
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I announce my candidacy for Columbus City Council. I am running as a write-in candidate. There are two differences between me and those other... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
What Alabama governor's endorsement of John Kasich meansOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
What Alabama governor's endorsement of John Kasich means
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: 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 Want to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Elizabeth Brown's late entry on ballot following dad’s pathCity council The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politi
Elizabeth Brown's late entry on ballot following dad’s path
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
City council 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 Elizabeth... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kasich to travel to South Carolina, Iowa, New Hampshire next weekOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
Kasich to travel to South Carolina, Iowa, New Hampshire next week
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: 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
Was council members’ football trip worth more than $250? Columbus Council President and mayoral candidate Andrew J. GintherView Larger
Was council members’ football trip worth more than $250?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Columbus Council President and mayoral candidate Andrew J. GintherView LargerCenterplate Vice President Gary Wattie sent this letter to Columbus City Councilwoman Shannon G. Hardin in July... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Fracking issue won't be on ballot in three Ohio counties, per Husted Other news Residents of three counties won’t be voting this November whether
Fracking issue won't be on ballot in three Ohio counties, per Husted
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Other news Residents of three counties won’t be voting this November whether to allow fracking, based on a ruling today by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. In a letter to the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Columbus city council narrows budget deficitThe Columbus city council on Wednesday unanimously approved cuts that will near
Columbus city council narrows budget deficit
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
The Columbus city council on Wednesday unanimously approved cuts that will nearly eliminate the deficit from the city's projected fiscal year 2016 budget. The suggested budget -- first unveiled Monday during a budget meeting -- included $25.06... Read more
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Columbus Alive
Home Run: 2015 Gay Softball World Series brings thousands of competitors to Columbus Gay Softball World Series Aug. 17-22 Lou Berliner Sports Park 325 Greenlaw
Home Run: 2015 Gay Softball World Series brings thousands of competitors to Columbus
Columbus Alive / Posted 20 days ago
Gay Softball World Series Aug. 17-22 Lou Berliner Sports Park 325 Greenlawn Ave., South Side Before the first pitch is thrown at the Gay Softball World Series... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probeCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Following an FBI investigation into allegations of briber
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probe
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 21 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Following an FBI investigation into allegations of bribery, a Columbus City Council member has announced her resignation. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1KegQPu ) Michelle Mills withdrew from the November ballot... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probeCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Following an FBI investigation into allegations of briber
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probe
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 21 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Following an FBI investigation into allegations of bribery, a Columbus City Council member has announced her resignation. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1KegQPu ) Michelle Mills withdrew from the November ballot... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probeCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of briber
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probe
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 21 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of bribery, a Columbus City Council member has announced her resignation. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1KegQPu ) Michelle Mills withdrew from the November ballot... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probeCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of briber
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probe
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 21 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of bribery, a Columbus City Council member has announced her resignation. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1KegQPu ) Michelle Mills withdrew from the November ballot... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probeCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of briber
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probe
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 21 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of bribery, a Columbus City Council member has announced her resignation. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1KegQPu ) Michelle Mills withdrew from the November ballot... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probeCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of briber
Columbus City Council member resigns amid FBI bribery probe
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 21 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Following an FBI investigation into allegations of bribery, a Columbus City Council member has announced her resignation. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1KegQPu ) Michelle Mills withdrew from the November ballot... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Michelle Mills Drops Out Of City Council Race Columbus City Council President Pro Tem Michelle Mills has notified the Frank
Michelle Mills Drops Out Of City Council Race
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 22 days ago
Columbus City Council President Pro Tem Michelle Mills has notified the Franklin County Board of Elections that she will drop out of the running for Columbus City Council. Finley’s company, Redflex, had... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Apartment construction set for November in ClintonvilleDevelopment Construction on the controversial Olympic apartment building in Cl
Apartment construction set for November in Clintonville
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
Development Construction on the controversial Olympic apartment building in Clintonville should begin in November. The $18 million, four-story building will rise from the former Olympic Swim... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Developer Katz listened to residents Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion In his Sunday letter “ G
Developer Katz listened to residents
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion In his Sunday letter “ Ginther donors have stakes in Clintonville,” Tim Konfal speculated that developer Kyle Katz won approval of a recent Clintonville... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Council discusses, tables open container banColumbus Mayor Robert Smith had to exercise his voting power when an amendment
Council discusses, tables open container ban
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith had to exercise his voting power when an amendment to the open container ordinance split the Columbus City Council Tuesday evening. The amendment would allow Columbus Police Department officers to arrest motorists for... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Local Government Insider: Dorrian protege gets call to national board Read Lori Kurtzman and Holly Zachariah’s Local Government Insider column on T
Local Government Insider: Dorrian protege gets call to national board
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
Read Lori Kurtzman and Holly Zachariah’s Local Government Insider column on Thursdays. See complete coverage of the problems with Buckeye Lake dam and what is being done. The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
City should help areas prone to flooding Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I live on the Hilltop, c
City should help areas prone to flooding
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I live on the Hilltop, close to the swimming pool that suffered flooding ( Dispatch article, June 22). I own my home and pay taxes as well as the water and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Lynch lauded for service to local African-Americans He was known as the “godfather” in Columbus’ African-American community, stri
Lynch lauded for service to local African-Americans
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted a month ago
He was known as the “godfather” in Columbus’ African-American community, striving to shape all aspects of the city through the written word. While Amos Lynch Sr. spent his life as a journalist,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Three on Columbus council paid for football trip after bribe probe revealed The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Three on Columbus council paid for football trip after bribe probe revealed
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Three of four Columbus City... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Zach Scott lays out mayoral goals, names campaign manager The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Zach Scott lays out mayoral goals, names campaign manager
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 1 months 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 Franklin County Sheriff... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Columbus Hotel Ordinance Could Help With Problematic Properties The Columbus City Council will host a public hearing Thursday evening for a p
Columbus Hotel Ordinance Could Help With Problematic Properties
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 1 months ago
The Columbus City Council will host a public hearing Thursday evening for a proposed ordinance to issue annual permits to hotel and motel operators. The move would give the city the... Read more

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