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  1. Leaders of Ohio House's 19 committees namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    New House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger named his new committee leaders yesterday, giving a chairmanship to Rep. Anne Gonzales, R-Westerville, and taking the unusual step of putting a Columbus Democrat in charge of a subcommittee. New leaders often restructure committees, and Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, has established 19 standing committees, two more than in the past session.

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  2. Speaker forms new committee, names chairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    One Franklin County House Republican, Rep. Anne Gonzales of Westerville, was appointed to a committee chairmanship today by new House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, who has increased the number of committees. New leaders often restructure committees to some degree and Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, has established 19 standing committees, up two from the previous session.

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  3. Ohio State fans needle Oregon-backing pastor before title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Rev. Ross Adelmann arrived yesterday morning at Quest Community Church in Westerville in a soft-yellow button-down - a deliberate, if subtle, color choice reflecting his passion for the Oregon Ducks.

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  4. Gov. Kasich takes oath of office to launch second termRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Gov. John Kasich takes the oath of office from Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, left, as wife, Karen, holding the Bible, and daughters Reese and Emma look on. With four years behind him, and four ahead, John Kasich placed his hand atop a Bible early today to begin his second term as governor of Ohio.

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  5. Guide to Life: Beating the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The festive holiday season is behind us, but, unfortunately for some people in central Ohio, the winter doldrums are not. Seasonal affective disorder affects about 5 percent of Americans, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. 7 comments

  6. Board of Education Democrats seek more active roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Minority Democrats on the Ohio Board of Education are joining to advocate for increased funding for schools, more accountability of charter schools and reduced student testing. Six members of the 19-person board said on a conference call with reporters today they want to play a more active role in shaping state education policy.

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  7. Former deputy pleads guilty to child-porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A former deputy in the Franklin County sheriff's office pleaded guilty today to possessing child pornography that he downloaded on his home computer. Justin D. Iddings, 31, who worked as a corrections officer at the county jail, could be sent to prison for eight years on each of two counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor.

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  8. What do teachers do on their snow days? We asked a fewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Experience tells us that a snow day from school generally becomes an invitation for older kids to sleep in and younger kids to rush outside to play in the elements. On what would have been just the second day back from Christmas break, many central Ohio school districts shut down today because of heavy snowfall overnight.

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  9. Popular ECOT poor performerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The state disputed its attendance numbers, and the Newark schools superintendent accused it of committing fraud by "failing to meet even minimum standards of operation." Since then, ECOT - whose founder, William Lager, has been a major contributor to Ohio politicians over the past five years - has continued to grow rapidly, in both enrollment and budget.

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  10. Runners, walkers usher in 2015 at central Ohio racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A couple of thousand local runners and walkers celebrated the new year's arrival on their feet, in many cases joining friends and family members in one of three organized events held today in central Ohio. Christa Aylward, 35, of Dublin, braved temperatures in the low 20s and a wind chill of 11 degrees with her 5-year-old son, Lucas, at the Commitment Day 5K at Life Time Fitness in Dublin.

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  11. Metro Parks expect record yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Mild weather, increased trail use and the growing popularity of several parks are credited with putting Metro Parks on track to set an attendance record this year. For example, the number of people using the Heritage Trail in western Franklin County increased by 51 percent from 2013.

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  12. Boys basketball | Westerville South 69, New Albany 54: Westerville...Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    There wasn't any secret to what Westerville South had to do to change its fortunes last night against visiting New Albany. The Wildcats' speed, defensive pressure and depth ultimately paid off with a 19-3 run to close out a 69-54 victory in a meeting of unbeaten Division I teams.

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  13. 20 percent of Columbus police officers don't always wear vestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus Deputy Police Chief Ken Kuebler, wearing a bulletproof vest, wants other on-duty police officers to do the same. Bulletproof vests are part of a police officer's uniform, as important as a gun and a badge.

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  14. Year in Photos 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    You don't take a photograph; you make it." - Ansel Adams, American photographer Such a philosophy exemplifies the spirit of the Dispatch Photo Department.

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  15. Taco Bell in Westerville to be one of costliest ever builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    One of the most expensive Taco Bells ever built is part of the final stages of the $16 million renovation of the Westerville Square Shopping Center, the developer of the mall says. "I don't have the official number, but they told me it would be their most expensive one," said George Hadler, CEO of the Hadler Cos., although Taco Bell officials declined to talk about the cost.

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  16. Building rehab just latest in downtown LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Westerville developer's plan to convert an old factory building into storefronts on the first floor and 49 loft apartments on the two upper floors is the latest sign that downtown Lancaster is stirring to life. Tom Fortin of Thomas Fortin & Company said he plans to spend about $4 million to renovate the historic Essex building.

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  17. Gift shops' sales buy extras for librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The toy-store feel of gift shops in some public libraries is similar to a tourist-trap retailer with shelves of doodads, key chains and decorations. The intent isn't to make anyone wealthy, but to help buy equipment or fund programs that libraries might otherwise not be able to afford.

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  18. Top things to do this weekend, Dec. 19-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The shortest day of the year is Sunday, which coincides with the start of winter. Christmas bells are ringing, and choirs are singing.

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  19. Former PTA president sentenced for theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 30-year-old Blendon Township woman told a Franklin County judge this morning that she began stealing while serving as president of a Westerville school's PTA to keep up with personal bills and didn't realize how much she had taken until authorities came calling. "It snowballed out of my control," said Heather E. Robertson as she pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to attempted theft, a fifth-degree felony.

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  20. Recovery houses fill void for addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Josh Kromer had been high on crack and awake for three days when he tried heroin for the first time. But then he spent 10 days in a homeless shelter, sicker than he'd ever felt with heroin withdrawal, before he decided to call a crisis center for detox.

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