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  1. Crew SC 2, Rapids 1Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Columbus Crew SC ended a three-game, eight-day run with a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids at MAPFRE Stadium on Saturday night. The Crew was led by midfielder Federico Higuain's game-winning strike as Columbus claimed three points on Hispanic Heritage Night.

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  2. Franklin Twp. officer facing charges for kicking suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Federal authorities say a former Franklin Township police officer accused of kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head has been indicted on charges related to use of excessive force. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Ohio's southern district says Robert Wells was indicted Thursday in Columbus on deprivation of rights and obstruction counts.

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  3. Police: Teacher urged preschoolers to fight, posted videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    A former preschool teacher is facing multiple counts of child endangering after Columbus police say she encouraged young children to fight at a Southeast Side preschool and posted a video of the brawls online. PRE-SCHOOL WORKER CHARGED W/21-COUNTS OF CHILD ENDANGERING: 6/14/18 30yo Chavay Williams permitted & encouraged 21 kids under her supervision at Playtime Pre-school to fight while on the playground. 4 comments

  4. City files largest public nuisance suit ever against landlordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    The city of Columbus is going after an Illinois-based company, seeking the largest monetary damages in city history for health and safety violations at the company's three apartment complexes. The largest public nuisance lawsuit on record, filed in the Franklin County Environmental Court against AMG Realty Group and its founder, Adam M. Glickman, cites an "extensive history of continued violations" of city housing, nuisance abatement; and health, sanitation and safety codes at the company's multi-building apartment complexes, and levies $75,000 in fines, according to the office of Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein.

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  5. Visits to Columbus top 40M in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Over 40 million people visited central Ohio last year, leaving $7 billion behind in Columbus area cash registers and over $1 billion in government coffers. The 41.1 million day and overnight visitors to the greater Columbus area in 2017 was 1.2 million - or 3.0 percent more - than in 2016, according to data released Wednesday morning by Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission.

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  6. Self-driving shuttles operating downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Your eyes will not be deceiving you. Self-driving shuttles will be tooling around the streets of downtown Columbus this week as part of a project to test the vehicles' on city roadways and in various weather conditions before taking on passengers later in the year.

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  7. Arts tax proposal excludes smaller groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    After hearing from members of the public at a series of forums, the organization that oversees arts in Columbus has walked back some of its request for a "ticket tax" to fund the arts and support Nationwide Arena. The Greater Columbus Arts Council has proposed a 7 percent tax on admissions and tickets to cultural and pro sports events in Columbus but announced on Sept.

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  8. Gas prices should decline from hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    The threat of Florence may have helped gas prices increase in Columbus for the second week in a row, but drivers have been finding that the retail price of gasoline has been fairly stable since the end of the summer driving season two weeks ago and will be happy to hear that prices will most likely decline. The average price of a gallon of regular gas in Columbus Monday morning was $2.77 after dropping c cents overnight, according to a daily survey from the auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Institute and WEX, Inc. That is about 7 cents higher than two weeks ago but is 4 cents cheaper than a month earlier.

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  9. Focus of Mass. gas explosions probe now on ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Federal officials say the investigation into the Boston-area natural gas explosions is partially focused on pressure sensors at a Columbus Gas control center in Columbus that were connected to a gas line that was being taken out of service shortly before the blasts. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said Sunday that the sensors can signal for gas pressure to be increased if the pressure gets too low.

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  10. Crew SC 0, Dallas FC 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Columbus Crew SC's defense stood up to the challenge against the Western Conference leaders and came away with a point in a 0-0 draw on Saturday at Toyota Stadium. Columbus remains in fourth place in the Eastern Conference, picking up one point on fifth-place Philadelphia while remaining five behind of New York City FC.

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  11. Grandmother sues police over shooting of black teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    The grandmother of a black 13-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer after a suspected robbery is suing the officer, his police chief and the city of Columbus. The federal civil rights lawsuit was filed Friday on the second anniversary of Tyre King's death.

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  12. Highway closures affect I-70 & I-71 this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    A couple of major highway projects are entering new phases this weekend but it will mean some disruptions for motorists who travel I-70 and I-71 through downtown Columbus. I-70 will be closed in both directions while Ohio Department Transportation contractors install steel beams for the new Grant Avenue bridge. 1 comment

  13. Columbus gets a oeFa on latest school report cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    The Columbus City Schools was one of 14 traditional school districts to receive the lowest grades in the state's latest report cards. For the first time, the reports released Thursday use an A-to-F scale to grade schools overall and on components such as achievement on state tests and graduation rates.

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  14. Qfm96 Bike Night at Eldorado Scioto DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Thanks to all who came out to the 2018 Qfm96 Bike Night season at Eldorado Scioto Downs . What a great year to see our old friends and make new ones.

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  15. Scooters banned from Columbus sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Department of Public Service Director Jennifer Gallagher issued the order as city administrators wait for the City Council to return from summer recess and consider permanent code changes. Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday to discuss proposed laws governing scooters The Columbus Dispatch reports electric scooters in Columbus have ignited an intense debate within City Hall, where officials have mulled a response to the sudden appearance of ride-share scooters operated by tech vendors Bird and Lime.

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  16. White Castle rolls out a oeimpossiblea veggie sliderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    After a successful test run at 140 locations in New York, New Jersey and Chicago, Columbus-based White Castle is making the all-vegetable Impossible Slider available at all of its 377 restaurants in 13 states from New York to St. Louis starting Tuesday. Since the veggie-slider debuted in April, scientists from Impossible Foods worked with White Castle to ensure that the plant-based burger would be compatible with the chain's kitchen system.

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  17. Mystery child foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Franklin County authorities are asking for the public's help identifying a girl found wandering alone on the East Side early this morning. UPDATE 9/12/18 5:14 p.m.: The parents of the toddler have been located.

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  18. No charges against deputy who fatally shot teenage boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    A grand jury has upheld the use of deadly force by a Franklin County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a teenage boy during a scuffle outside a juvenile courtroom. Deputy Richard Scarborough was cleared of wrongdoing in the shooting death 16-year-old Joseph Haynes in January.

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  19. Man injured in police-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Columbus police say an armed man was injured in a police-involved shooting outside an East Side after-hours club early Sunday morning. Two officers responding to the club in the 900 block of E. 5th Avenue at 5:25 a.m. on a report that a man with a gun was threatening patrons and encountered an armed man who failed to drop his gun after repeated commands, police division public information officer Sgt.

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  20. Hilliard teacher suspended over ethics quizRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    A high school teacher in Ohio has been suspended after she gave a quiz on ethical dilemmas that included questions about sex and violent behavior. Officials with Hilliard City Schools near Columbus say the test should never have taken place and that they share the outrage of parents and community members.

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