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  1. Ohio cities lead Glassdoor report on best cities for jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio's big cities have again made Glassdoor's list of the 25 best cities for jobs. Cincinnati is No.

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  2. Life expectancy shortest in Franklinton, HilltopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Franklinton and the Hilltop are among the four communities with the lowest life expectancy rates in Ohio, according to a new report. The poor, African Americans, people with disabilities and people without high school degrees are among those hardest hit by the health-related disparities.

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  3. Columbus Police officers have variety of other jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    More than 140 Columbus police officers also have a second job or another source of outside income, a review of division records by The Dispatch shows. That paperwork shows that officers work as cashiers, real estate agents, dance instructors and jewelry couriers.

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  4. Archaeological find delays Southwest Licking schools project Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Discovery of artifacts delays work on Southwest Licking schools project. So far, nearly 300 items have been found on the site at Route 40 and Smoke Road in Etna Township in Licking County.

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  5. Rob Oller | Nick Bosa's departure a blow to Buckeyes, but it makes sense Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    It was 64 years ago that All-America center Ken Vargo broke his arm early in the third game, against Illinois, a season-ending injury that suggested '54 might not be the Buckeyes' year. Instead, Bob Thornton stepped in for Vargo, and Ohio State went 10-0 and collected its first national championship under Woody Hayes.

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  6. Crew SC: Property owners in Arena District open to stadium talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    In a statement Friday detailing their interest to buy Crew SC and keep the team in Columbus, Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam and Pete Edwards Jr. of Edwards Companies of Columbus said there are still "many details to be worked out." One of those details pertains to figuring out what's next once the team moves from an aging Mapfre Stadium.

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  7. Two more manatees depart Columbus Zoo after successful rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has sent another pair of orphaned baby manatees back to Florida in hopes of releasing them into the wild later this year. The orphans, estimated to be about two and a half years old, spent about a year rehabbing in Columbus, growing healthy and strong enough to be reintroduced into the Florida waters from which they were rescued.

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  8. Two lawsuits challenge automatic dues for public employee unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    An individual and a group of public employees filed separate class-action lawsuits in federal court in Columbus over "fair share'' union fees deducted from their paychecks. In one, Nathaniel Ogle, who has worked for the Ohio Department of Taxation since 2011, said that he never agreed to be a member of the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association/AFSCME Local 11, but fees have been deducted from his paycheck for union representation.

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  9. Man, 18, killed in Near East Side shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus police were called to the 1500 block of Bryden Road at 2:37 a.m., where they found the victim, police said. A woman at the scene told officers that her boyfriend had been shot, and officers located him lying in a parking lot behind the West Bexley Apartments building, Columbus police spokesperson Denise Alex-Bouzounis said.

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  10. Leader of Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus' Executive Director Carol Folkerth is retiring next summer. She has been in her position since 2006 and will leave the JCC on June 30, 2019.

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  11. Kroger to deliver wine to 14 states, but not to OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Kroger is planning to add wine to its delivery business in 14 states, but Ohioans will have to wait for the service. The Cincinnati-based grocery giant has partnered with Drinks Holdings to offer delivery to customers in 14 states, with additional locations to be added in coming months, a Kroger spokeswoman said.

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  12. The Honda Accord ranked ninth nationally for fastest-selling used carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The average used car sits on the dealer's lot in Columbus lot for 46.4 days before being purchased, according to a new report by the car listing service iSeeCars study. The Toyota Prius was the fastest-selling car in Columbus with an average of 27.8 days on the market, and the slowest-selling car on the market is the Ford Explorer with an average of 50.5 days on the market.

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  13. Woman whose body was found burning in Upper Arlington park identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Upper Arlington police on Monday identified the woman whose body was found burning Sunday near a walking trail in Burbank Park. Bobbie Renee Simpson, 23, was not a resident of Upper Arlington, Upper Arlington police community relations Officer Bryan J. McKean said in a news release Monday. 2 comments

  14. Protect those plants! Freeze warning issued for central OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Parts of central Ohio are expected to suffer their first freeze early Tuesday as temperatures drop into the low 30s. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Delaware, Licking, Madison and Union counties from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday, and a frost advisory for Franklin, Fairfield and Pickaway counties from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. The chilly weather will continue all week, with high temperatures only in the 50s and lows in the 30s.

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  15. Merck to fund programs tackling rising pregnancy-related deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Merck has launched a new initiative to reduce maternal mortality, improve health outcomes and narrow disparities in maternal health in Columbus and other U.S. cities. In the United States, women giving birth in the 21st century are 2.5 times more likely to die of a complication of pregnancy or labor than women who gave birth three decades ago.

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  16. Man killed in officer-involved shooting on the HilltopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Franklin County Sheriff's Office deputies were not harmed during the incident, which happened around 11:40 a.m. at a home at 420 S. Wayne Ave. Family and friends, who gathered just beyond the police tape throughout the chilly and rainy afternoon, identified the dead man as Antonio Davila, 53. Davila lived in half of the two-story, Wayne Avenue duplex. Franklin County Sheriff Dallas Baldwin, in a brief news conference at the scene, said officers came to the house as part of an undercover narcotics investigation.

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  17. Confrontation on I-70 leads to fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A confrontation that started between two vehicles on Interstate 70 Downtown ended with gunshots that fatally wounded a man in a South Side neighborhood Monday morning. Taquan J. Sprinkle, 24, who lived on the Hilltop, was pronounced dead at 12:53 p.m. Monday at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, more than three hours after the incident.

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  18. Columbus lands nonstop United Airlines flight to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus will get a long-sought nonstop flight to San Francisco in June. United Airlines has put up tickets for sale on its website, with a roundtrip economy ticket from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to San Francisco International starting at about $400. 4 comments

  19. Clintonville's Eagle Family Candy shop could close in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Eagle Candy may close after a century in business unless family can raise the money to buy its North High Street building from ailing grandmother. Dee Dee Eagle, the fourth generation of the family to run the business, said the Eagle Family Candy Co.

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  20. Woman's body found on fire in Upper Arlington parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on fire Sunday morning in Upper Arlington's Burbank Park. According to a release from police Sunday afternoon, Upper Arlington firefighters were called to the park at 8:41 a.m. on the report of a fire.

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