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  1. Q&A with Alexander McCall Smith: 'No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' shows other side of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Alexander McCall Smith is an author and a law professor who was born in Africa and co-founded the law school at the University of Botswana. He has written numerous beloved novels, including those in the No.

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  2. Central Ohio transgender community responds with outrage, advocacy to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The central Ohio transgender community says it is angry, frustrated and feels threatened after a leaked memo suggests that the Trump administration wants to define gender according to biology and a person's genitalia at birth. Thousands of transgender Ohioans say they feel angry, frustrated, scared and threatened after a leaked memo suggests that the Trump administration wants to end federal protections of transgender people and define gender according to biology.

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  3. Stilt walkers stand tall in central Ohio circus troupe Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The days of traveling, big top circus exhibitions are part of a fading era, but the spellbinding charm associated with them is alive and well. In central Ohio, that's due in part to the work of Jessica Minshall and her band of merry performers known as the Amazing Giants.

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  4. With many information sources, there's no reason to be an uninformed voterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Whether a Westerville gas station at State Street and Schrock Road should sell beer was a hot topic in 2016. Eighty-eight percent of the 534 voters in the precinct east of Sharon Woods Metro Park weighed in on the issue, with the majority voting to let the beer flow.

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  5. Classmates witness Westerville Central student's attempt to hang himself Updated Nov 1 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Westerville school district's crisis-response team is offering support to students after a high school student attempted to hang himself during school Thursday. Many students witnessed the incident about 10:50 a.m. near in the school's commons area, principal Tom Lanier said in a statement emailed to school families shortly after it occurred.

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  6. Radio City Rockettes feature four central Ohioans Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Dancers from Gahanna, Galena, New Albany and Pickerington are part of the iconic dance troupe this year. Their first Christmas Spectacular show will take place Nov. 9 in New York.

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  7. 12th congressional district: Troy Balderson, Danny O'Connor clash on impact of tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Less than two weeks from Election Day, the candidates for Ohio's 12th Congressional District talked separately at a forum before seniors Thursday about federal deficits, health care and Social Security. GOP Congressman Troy Balderson and Democratic challenger Danny O'Connor answered questions during back-to-back appearances before about 75 residents of Inniswood Village in Westerville.

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  8. Federal funding for schools' internet connectivity might dry up next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | The Columbus Dispatch

    This school year could be the last chance for nearly 200 Ohio districts to tap into millions of dollars to upgrade the technology that connects students to high-speed internet. Because it's unclear whether the federal funding will be reauthorized, advocates and state officials are making it a priority to get the word out about the "E-rate" program so the money isn't left unspent.

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  9. Republican Tim Barhorst, Democrat Mary Lightbody battle in tough 19th District race for Ohio HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    As she greets a pair of middle-schoolers on the porch of a Westerville home - and one makes a little joke about her name - Mary Lightbody tells them she's running for the Ohio House and asks if they know what that means. Lightbody, a Democrat, and Republican Tim Barhorst aren't fighting to the death.

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  10. Man gets 5 years for providing gun used to kill 2 Westerville police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Elizabeth Morelli remembered her father, Westerville Police Officer Anthony Morelli, as kind and caring and who "always went above and beyond for everyone." Her dad had two goals: walking her down the aisle at her wedding and spending time with his future grandkids.

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  11. Westerville police locate owner of wayward miniature horse Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The police department took to Twitter to try and find the owner of the miniature horse - and it didn't shy away from any puns in the process. Hey pardners! We corralled this fine miniature horse in the south central area of the city.

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  12. Gonzales hearing a lot more questions about her party this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Knocking on doors during election season is a source of pride for Rep. Anne Gonzales, who has gone to thousands of homes over eight years. But this year, as she runs to switch to an Ohio Senate seat, the Westerville Republican is noticing a different vibe from those who answer the door.

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  13. Franklin County Coroner's Office reports 7 overdose deaths in 18 hours Updated Oct 2 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Seven people died from apparent drug overdoses across Frankin County over an 18-hour period Monday into Tuesday, prompting a community-wide alert from the county Coroner's Office. The deaths occurred between 6 p.m. Monday and 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the coroner's office.

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  14. Grandview voters to decide whether to keep ban on medical marijuana dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Residents will vote Nov. 6 on a referendum that would reverse a ban on dispensaries in Grandview Heights that city council passed in April. The council banned marijuana cultivation and processing in November.

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  15. Igor Stravinsky work prompts central Ohio fine-arts collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Seven musicians from the Westerville Symphony will partner with BalletMet, CATCO, the Columbus College of Art & Design and WOSU to perform Igor Stravinsky's “L'histoire du soldat” at Otterbein University, the Columbus Museum of Art; and the Garden Theater in the Short North. This weekend, on the centennial of the composer's “L'histoire du soldat,” the Westerville Symphony will follow the script that Stravinsky laid out.

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  16. Family builds equestrian community through Play Polo ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Henriot family opened the Play Polo Club at their Westervile farm in 2013 to teach the equestrian sport to central Ohioans. Horace Henriot played professionally for years, and now his son Alec has similar ambitions.

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  17. Scooter injuries, charity scams and hip-hop trivia: Here are a few...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The trauma system chief for OhioHealth facilities said scooters would not be any more dangerous than bicycles if riders wear helmets. 2. Ticket-tax proposal heads to City Council this week The Greater Columbus Arts Council will propose a 7 percent tax on admission to most sports and cultural events when the organization delivers its recommendations to the Columbus City Council this week.

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  18. Fire departments connect seniors staying in their homes with servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Norwich Township Fire Chief Jeff Warren was happy to be wrong. He thought the number of people enrolled in his fire department's collaborative program with National Church Residences was around 100.

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  19. Winners of Dispatch contest share a passion for gardening Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    When the organizers of the Columbus Dispatch Fall Home & Garden Show started planning the event's first-ever Backyard Garden Awards, they weren't sure what to expect. “This was one of the most fun projects we've ever done - getting to look at everyone else's garden,” said Missy O'Malia, a master gardener who co-chaired the judging committee.

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  20. Americans for Prosperity to help 6 GOP legislative candidates in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Americans for Prosperity-Ohio plans to get involved in helping six Republican legislative candidates this year, including two in central Ohio. The group, an arm of the national conservative organization funded by David and Charles Koch, said it will utilize canvassing, phone banking and direct mail to assist the candidates.

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