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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 $123,500 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Last of Short North Posse 'Homicide Squad' arrested

Tysin L. Gordon was arrested by SWAT officers, according to a Columbus police post on Twitter today.

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5 hrs ago | WBNS

Columbus Division of Police Announces Annual Night Out Against Crime

Columbus Police are inviting neighborhoods throughout Columbus to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event.

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7 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

NPP-Columbus pray at Gaskia Masjid

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 a cross-section of the leadership and members of the NPP-Columbus Chapter led by the Chapter Chairman, Dr. Alexander Y. Adusei, Jr. visited the masjid of the Gaskia Association of Columbus to break the fast and seek prayers and guidance for God's favor for the New Patriotic Party in the upcoming elections.

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11 hrs ago | WBNS

Ohio man fatally shoots woman intruder

Officers say the man was wounded in the exchange of gunfire with the woman early Thursday at the apartment in Zanesville, about 50 miles east of Columbus.

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16 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Westerville mural to decorate rec path

It was once just the back of a huge storage shed: blank, inviting, the perfect canvas for a kid with a can of spray paint.

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20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Lost & Found Friday - August 1, Max and other displaced Ohio pets

Max is a male, tan colored terrier mix who has been missing from McDonald, in Trumbull County, since May 1st of this year.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Man pleads guilty to disorderly conduct in case related to homicide

A man accused of threatening the girlfriend of his slain nephew has been placed on probation for one year after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

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The Madison Press

Man charged with dumping body remains in jail5:32 pm

One of two Columbus-area men charged with dumping the lifeless body of London resident Jordyn L. Hollingsworth in a ditch in early July remains behind bars.

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WBNS

Peeping Tom Films Woman Through Window In Northeast Columbus

It was the middle of the day on Monday on Hamilton Road in northeast Columbus. The woman was in the security of her own home, when she realized someone was watching her from outside one of her windows.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Man and woman shot in Franklinton

Both of this car's driver's-side windows were shot out in a Franklinton shooting that sent a man and a woman to the hospital.

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Business Journal

Developer Bob Weiler thrilled with Northstar nod for BIA Parade of Homes

Columbus developer Bob Weiler said the timing of the BIA Parade of Homes within the Northstar Golf Club near Sunbury ties in well with plans for a retail outlet center and other projects off routes 36-37 at the Interstate 71 interchange.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Data czar pleads to felony in Columbus schools cheating

Columbus City Schools employees -- and perhaps others in schools throughout the state -- are accused of falsifying students' records to improve their schools' standing on state report cards.

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WCOL-FM Columbus

How To Cut A Watermelon in Under A Minute

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.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Challenges remain in Columbus for app-based car services UberX, Lyft

But some of the next steps for UberX and Lyft, which use smartphone apps to connect customers with drivers who use their own cars, remain hazy.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Tradition is tops at Schmidt's, fair's oldest concession stand

For decades, the All-Ohio State Fair Band has stopped at the Schmidt's stand to play some songs.

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WBNS

New Effort Underway To Reach Out To Homeless Veterans In Columbus

"There's a lot of veterans out there who are artistic, who are super intelligent, who can do things you would not believe, and they need help."

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This Week Community News

Latest fried-chicken spot touts private recipe, good service

The area's first location is in a three-storefront strip mall at East North Broadway and Interstate 71 that also includes a Sunoco gas station with a convenience store and a Subway restaurant.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Judge finds driver guilty in pedestrian death at Nationwide Children's

A Franklin County judge has ruled that a shuttle-bus driver is guilty of vehicular manslaughter in the death of a pedestrian outside Nationwide Children's Hospital last year.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus man plans - PotatoStock' after potato-salad Kickstarter goes viral

All $53,000 of it. As promised, the 31-year-old Italian Village resident plans to use some of the money raised through a Kickstarter campaign to throw a public party, which he has playfully dubbed PotatoStock 2014.

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WBNS

Luzio Family Raising Money To Expand Search For Missing Son

The Delaware County Sheriff says he's considering expanding the search for Tony Luzio Jr., who went missing nine years ago.

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