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52 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch
Two more former educators - this time from Columbus schools - who were key players in a data-tampering scandal are set to lose their licenses to work in Ohio schools. Former Columbus City Schools data czar Stephen B. Tankovich, who was convicted of a felony on July 31 in connection with the scandal, and former Walnut Ridge Principal Timothy A. Carpenter have surrendered their educator licenses to the state.
4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
Tom offered him one of his extra pair of leg warmers . All I had to ward off the cold is my thin, yellow windbreaker.
8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
The five members of the board of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio have refused to say why they OK'd the superintendent's Ritz Carlton hotel stays and monthly plane tickets. Now, records of the voter-elected board reveal that they, too, traveled the country - and took their spouses along - on the taxpayers' dime.
12 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com
September is here and downtown is gearing up for the busiest time of year. That is so nice to be able to say.
16 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
You don't have to be a parent to be moved by Misti Crane's special report on infant mortality. And if you read the three-part series that starts today and study the photography of Brooke LaValley and Courtney Hergesheimer, there's a good chance you will come away heartbroken.
17 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
Kaniel Duran lived 15 days after being born with a chromosomal disorder. He made it home for only 10 hours, but his presence is still felt deeply there.
In this 1991 photo, Tommy Thompson stands at the helm of the Arctic Explorer in Norfolk, Va. Thompson led a group that recovered millions of dollars worth of sunken treasure only to end up involved in court cases brought by dozens of insurance companies laying claim to the treasure.
Democratic gubernatorial challenger Ed FitzGerald used Ohio's largest foodbank as a backdrop to argue that while the state's unemployment rate has dropped, economic recovery remains elusive for many Ohioans. "We've had such a simplistic economic discussion in this state about is the state fantastic or is it terrible and the truth is that this recovery in particular has just been imbalanced and the unemployment rate doesn't tell the whole story," FitzGerald said during a tour of the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.
The teenager convicted in the deadly Chardon High School shooting is behind bars once again after escaping from a Lima prison Thursday night. TJ Lane shot six students killing three of them in 2012.
More than 800 incoming AmeriCorps members are sworn in by Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. They were on the lawn of the Statehouse yesterday afternoon.
A Columbus lawyer who a few months ago boasted that he probably acted as guardian for more people than anyone else in the nation has resigned from all his cases and briefly checked himself into a local hospital for mental-health treatment. Aug. 26. He once had about 400 wards; now the hundreds he had left have been temporarily put in the custody of Groveport attorney John Mashburn until the court can find permanent guardians.
There is nothing like fresh and local ingredients, but for beer makers one essential ingredient is almost impossible to procure in Ohio -- hops. Fred Dangerous Lee, the proprietor of Actual Brewing Co., wants to help change this and is using his fall seasonal, Elektron, to highlight what can be done with Ohio's infant hop crop.
Socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and 15 Now Organizing Director Jess Spear explain how Seattle won a $15 minimum wage and what is needed to grow the Fight for 15 nationally. A growing movement for a living wage continues to reverberate in communities across the United States.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol used an airplane and a helicopter with infrared detection to search for three inmates who escaped Thursday from the Allen Correctional Institution in Lima. The technology is being credited for the capture of two of the escapees .
The Ohio Department of Education on Friday released its latest grades for Ohio school districts, and Columbus was given mostly failing marks. Out of a possible 24 standards, Columbus City Schools only met two.
Dusty Icenhour is a Hilliard Davidson grad who makes custom guitars all by hand. He was approached by Barbasol to make a Movember campaign guitar and this Sunday Jason Aldean will be the first one to sign it and play at Crew Stadium.
Chillicothe's recently fired police chief has taken a counter-shot, today filing a lawsuit against the city. Claiming that his Aug. 22 firing by Mayor Jack Everson was an act of retaliation, former chief Roger Moore, accompanied by Columbus lawyer Tom Tootle, filed his wrongful termination suit at the Ross County courthouse this afternoon.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:58 pm
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