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  1. Marysville: Police seek man who stole dough from Domino'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Marysville police are asking for the public's help identifying a man they say robbed Domino's Pizza, 840 Delaware Ave. , at 2:24 a.m. Feb 14. An employee told police a man approached him in the parking lot as he was closing the store and showed him a knife. According to reports, the suspect demanded the bank deposit and money from the employee.

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  2. Commission to review salaries of elected officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | This Week Community News

    A five-person panel will study and recommend compensation levels for Columbus mayor, city council members, the city attorney and city auditor. Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman and City Council President Andy Ginther last week announced the formation of the Citizens' Commission on Elected Official Compensation.

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  3. JEDD eyed as step toward reviving mall, West SideRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Anything that contributes to economic success on the West Side is a good thing as far as Franklin County's economic development and planning director is concerned. That includes a proposed joint economic development district being promoted by Franklin Township that could spur the long-awaited redevelopment of Westland Mall.

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  4. Random NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Darlings of America's Got Talent , the young musicians and dancers of the Willis Clan will return to Dublin for a Feb. 27 show at Dublin Scioto High School with the school's Irish Fiddle Fetish and the Otterbein University Orchestra. The concert is a fundraiser for the Scioto High School music program.

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  5. Hilliard leaders wait as Amazon plans advance in Orange TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Official plans for an Amazon subsidiary to build a data center in central Ohio have not been announced, but a recent Orange Township rezoning request has led to concerns regarding noise, property values and traffic among potential neighbors. The location of the data center also remains unknown, but three suitors -- Hilliard, Dublin and Orange Township -- emerged last year.

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  6. Thefts at businesses add up in reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    An employee of a business in the 2500 block of East Main Street reported that on Feb. 7, an African-American female stole two auxiliary power sources valued at $19.99 and $14.99. The suspect is described as approximately 20 to 22 years old with a thin build, black hair with blond extensions, and was wearing a black jacket, gray leggings and black boots.

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  7. Families invited to pitch tents, give to causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    The Bexley Sleep Out will begin at 6 p.m. March 6 on the Jeffrey Mansion lawn, 165 N. Parkview Ave. In order to raise funds and awareness to combat homelessness, Bexley High School junior Annalise Phelps is organizing the first Bexley Sleep Out on March 6 on the Jeffrey Mansion lawn, 165 N. Parkview Ave., near the pool. Early March may seem like a risky time to hold a campout, since the weather may be cold, but that's exactly the point, Phelps said.

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  8. Village gets $1 million for brick replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    In the latest round of funding of Urban Infrastructure Recovery Funds, the city of Columbus awarded the historic district the money toward the repair of Mohawk Street between Whittier Street and Reinhard Avenue. That will cost $400,000, leaving $600,000 for the Society to use for other repairs through 2020, said Susan DeLay, capital improvements coordinator for the city.

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  9. New councilman promises response to concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    One of the newer members of Columbus City Council was on hand for last week's Northland Community Council meeting, and he vowed to return to hear the concerns and comments of this group of constituents. The 27-year-old South Side resident, a onetime aide to Mayor Michael B. Coleman in the office of external affairs, succeeded Hearcel F. Craig, who stepped down after being elected to the 26th District of the Ohio House of Representatives.

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  10. Event seeks to raise awareness about issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Paul M. Herbert will be the featured speaker for a Feb. 28 event intended to increase awareness about human trafficking in central Ohio. "Human Trafficking: Modern-Day Slavery, 21st Century Challenges and Solutions" will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road.

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  11. Reiss' efforts reverberate at WattersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    As far as the 2015 ThisWeek Booster Community Volunteer of the Year is concerned, the people who nominated him for the honor deserve it even more than he does. After all, said Bishop Watterson High School science teacher Will Reiss, he just came up with a scheme to dramatically increase recycling throughout the building.

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  12. Police still seeking man who impersonated officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    According to police, a man driving a gray Ford Crown Victoria approached another man at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 7 in the area of 840 E. Fifth St. The man in the Ford falsely identified himself as a Marysville police officer and told the other man he needed to move his semitrailer off the lot. The man who was approached told police the car had no emblems or markings and was clean with no damage.

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  13. Commission to review salaries of elected officialsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | This Week Community News

    A five-person panel will study and recommend compensation levels for Columbus mayor, city council members, the city attorney and city auditor. Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman and City Council President Andy Ginther last week announced the formation of the Citizens' Commission on Elected Official Compensation.

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  14. Philly, not Columbus, to host DNCRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman struck an optimistic tone after the city lost its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Philadelphia. At a press conference earlier today, Feb. 12, at City Hall, the mayor said just vying for an opportunity to host one of the largest American conventions put Columbus in a different league.

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  15. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    North Broadway United Methodist Church , annual spaghetti dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at 48 E. North Broadway. Dinners include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert.

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  16. Making marksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    South-Western City Schools students who were recognized among the 24 student-athlete participants in the 2015 Handshake Foundation scholarship program are: DeCarlo Blackwell and Omar Ibrahim, Franklin Heights High School, and Nicolas Jones of Central Crossing High School. Each year, the Handshake Foundation selects students from the Columbus area to participate in a mentorship program awarding each a $1,000 college scholarship that can increase to $2,000.

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  17. Leadership Worthington turns 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    The 25th-anniversary gala on Feb. 21 is set to celebrate the group's accomplishments with members, alumni, family and friends at Doubletree Crosswoods, 175 Hutchinson Ave., Columbus. Leadership Worthington executive director Joan Bird said the group is looking "onward and upward" to the next 25 years, and Bird, who was in the program's first graduating class, is thrilled with what the organization has become.

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  18. Worthington: Officers get involved in high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    A 24-year-old Columbus man faces five charges in the Franklin County Municipal Court after leading Worthington and Columbus police on a high-speed chase in the early morning of Feb. 7. Just after midnight, a Worthington officer stopped the suspect for going 51 mph in a 35-mph zone on state Route 161. He pulled the man over at Route 161 and Evening Street and was exiting his patrol car when the suspect drove off "at a high rate of speed," according to the report.

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  19. District, city leaders sign off on TIF dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    A proposed mixed-use development off Scioto Darby Road on the western edge of Hilliard will move forward with the benefit of a tax-increment-financing district. According to city officials, revenue from the TIF, a 30-year, 100 percent exemption on the new real-estate tax for the parcel after improvements, would be used to fund the construction of support infrastructure for the Square at Latham Park, including sanitary-sewer and waterline improvements, improvements to Scioto Darby Road, pedestrian trails and the relocation of Alton Darby Creek Road to create a new intersection with Cosgray Road.

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  20. Upper Arlington: OVI charges included both driving and walkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    A Columbus man recently found out it doesn't pay to drive or walk while under the influence in Upper Arlington, especially if you've just been involved in a traffic accident. Upper Arlington police responded to the 2200 block of Cambridge Boulevard at 1:14 a.m. Feb. 7 after a resident reported that a vehicle had crashed into a light pole in the neighborhood.

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