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Columbus, Ohio is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in Columbus, OH include 43216, 43202, and 43211. The median home price in Columbus is $121,000 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

North Market in Columbus one of finest in the country

North Market is the only public market in the city of Columbus, Ohio. Established in 1876, North Market is currently home to butchers, bakers, greengrocers, chocolatiers, and purveyors of exotics teas, spices, cookware and more.

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2 hrs ago | WLVQ-FM Columbus

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Show at the LC October 2ND Cancelled.

Due to the postponement and re-routing of Cher's "Dressed To Kill Tour," Benatar and Giraldo have been forced to cancel their concert in Columbus, OH on October 2. In a Facebook message, Pat and Spyder apologized to fans for the inconvenience.

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6 hrs ago | WCOL-FM Columbus

He Caught 3 Big Belly Bass With One Cast

I am so happy and honored to be a part of Woody and the Wake Up Call! This summer has been one of the best just by being able to intern here at 92.3 and learning so much, I am very lucky to have this opportunity. I have lived in Columbus all my life so I know the area like the back of my hand .

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10 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Man charged in fatal shooting in Northeast Side parking lot

Columbus police are searching for a suspect they say shot and killed another man in a parking lot on the Northeast Side.

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12 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus economy may soon overtake Cleveland, Cincinnati

Based on trends from 2008 to 2013, the Columbus area economy could pass both Cleveland and Cincinnati by 2018, said Jung Kim, research director for the Columbus Chamber. The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.

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13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Battelle aims for business use of quantum-computing encryption for cybersecurity

The blue ring is actually the same size as the red ring in this map of fiber optic networks - at least for purposes of Battelle's cybersecurity tests for using quantum computing to send encrypted messages across longer distances. Battelle uses two fibers for the tests in the 100-kilometer ring around Interstate 270.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

WBNS

Franklinton Landlord, Residents Battle In Court To Clean Up Problem Properties

There are many residents these days working to bring new life to an old neighborhood. Residents say problem property owners are standing in the way of Franklinton fulfilling its potential.

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Cincinnati.com

Polly's picks for must-eat treats at OktoberfestPolly's picks for...

There is not a huge range of food at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, but there's more than metts and sauerkraut. Here are a few suggestions of Polly's favorites.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Akron man charged in sex trafficking a minor caseAkron man charged in ...

A federal grand jury has charged Antonio L. Sibley, 38, of Akron, Ohio with the sex trafficking of a minor and production of child Akron man charged in sex trafficking a minor case COLUMBUS -- A federal grand jury has charged Antonio L. Sibley, 38, of Akron, Ohio with the sex trafficking of a minor and production of child Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1s5aNd1 COLUMBUS -- A federal grand jury has charged an Akron man accused of sex trafficking a minor and producing child pornography, according to an indictment. The indictment alleges Antonio L. Sibley, 38, advertised paid sexual services on website and posted the minor's photos.

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Business Journal

State Bank building full-service branch in Dublin, could add 16 workers

State Bank this week breaks ground on the 11,000 square-foot building on West Dublin Granville Road and Shamrock Boulevard. State Bank will open its first full-service branch in Central Ohio by next summer, an 11,000-square-foot building at Route 161 and Shamrock Boulevard next to Wendy's Co.'

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WBNS

Mother Shot Over Tennis Shoes

It started in the area of Parsons Avenue an East Barthman Avenue in south Columbus around 6:40 p.m. on Monday. Bowman got in his car and drove off.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Dying boy gets wish to join Columbus police

Eli Boda has always wanted to be a police officer, but the dream seemed remote for the 13-year-old after he was diagnosed this summer with a terminal brain tumor. The Columbus teen; his mother, Desirae Wagner; and his dog, Gizmo, visited with members of the helicopter, mounted, SWAT and motorcycle units.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Justice Insider: Civilian patrollers witness drug meltdown

Every month, members of the civilian-staffed Community Crime Patrol issue a report detailing their hours spent walking Columbus neighborhoods, shining flashlights down alleys and summoning police or firefighters for the more serious issues they encounter. They logged 3,100 hours in August, according to the most recent report.

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The Columbus Dispatch

DNA evidence sought in killing of concert promoter

Columbus homicide detectives have filed search warrants to obtain DNA from three men awaiting trial in the 2011 beating death of a concert promoter from Florida. The body of Kevin Connal, 50, was found behind trash bins in the parking lot of the Bexley Woods Apartments on the East Side on Aug. 20, 2011.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus buying software to improve crime DNA analysis

The Columbus City Council today approved using $69,000 in federal grant money to purchase software that will better separate multiple sources of DNA found at crime scenes. The computer software also should help scientists better determine the statistical probability that DNA matches a suspect or victim in a case.

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Cleveland.com

Horizon charter schools plan big Columbus rally, while critics ask who is paying for it

Two buses of Horizon Science Academy supporters will head to Columbus Tuesday morning to offer their side to a statewide debate over whether the family of charter schools across Ohio is corrupt, or if it's an example of charter schools that work. They will add to a statehouse rally in support of the Concept charter school family of Horizon and Noble Academy schools that's expected to be 400 people strong.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Escaped school shooter had pitchfork, patrol says

This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Lindsey Bruce. . Warden Kevin Jones speaks to reporters while a manhunt was underway for escaped prisoners from Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution on Friday, Sept.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Hilliard man pleads guilty to selling fake purses, shoes

A Hilliard man who sold hundreds of fake designer purses, shoes and jeans at a South Side store pleaded guilty today to trafficking in counterfeit goods. Rami Hisham Mohammed, 33, of 2907 Honeysuckle Lane, reached a plea agreement with the U.S. attorney's office last month after he was indicted on five counts of trafficking and one count of conspiracy.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio casinos bet on preshuffled cards to save time

Opening a section of blackjack tables at one of Ohio's four casinos is a long, labor-intensive process, as dealers spread out and carefully inspect all 312 cards in the six-deck stacks they often use. "It can take 30 minutes to get the first table going and up to 90 minutes to get all six tables going," said Tosha Tousant, Horseshoe Cleveland's director of table games.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Police look for suspect in 9 recent robberies

Columbus police are hoping that a high-quality surveillance video will help nab a man suspected in as many as nine gas-station and store robberies in the last four days. The man, who is between 35 and 45 years old, hit the Circle K at 5499 Hall Rd. just after 8 this morning, said Sgt.

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