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Columbus, Ohio is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in Columbus, OH include 43216, 43202, and 43211. The median home price in Columbus is $121,000 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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37 min ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

Higher salt prices pinch some Ohio local budgets

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Higher salt prices are expected to pinch the budgets of some local governments in Ohio as they try to replenish salt supplies for the coming winter State officials say salt prices for the Ohio Department of Transportation's summer stock-up are nearly double what the state paid in some counties last year and are climbing higher for ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

State of Ohio: Political Scientists Grade The Coming Fall Campaigns

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed with Gov. John Kasich in a battle over releasing his public schedule.

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7 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Concert Review

"You're a very fashionable audience," said one member of Local Natives halfway through the Los Angeles band's set last night during the opening evening of the Fashion Meets Music Festival's inaugural, weekend-long event.

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11 hrs ago | WBNS

Supporters Of Former Ohio State University Band Director Plan To Be At Trustee Meeting

Supporters of the fired Ohio State University marching band director say they plan to show up in force for a meeting of the university trustees.

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15 hrs ago | WBNS

Landlord Orders Removal Of American Flag At Central Ohio Townhouse

A company that manages some central Ohio townhouses has gotten some heat after ordering an 86-year-old tenant to remove an American flag from in front of her unit.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Supreme Court: Columbus threw out group's petitions correctly

The Columbus city clerk was within her bounds to throw out a local group's petitions, which sought to place a campaign-finance reform measure on the November ballot.

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WTVN-AM Columbus

North Columbus, northeast Columbus locations have higher than usual crash rates

The first will be along E. Fifth Ave. at Joyce Ave. in northeast Columbus from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. The second will be on N. High St. at McMillen Ave. in north Columbus from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. To supplement these checkpoint operations, Columbus Police Traffic Bureau Sergeant Michael Smith says Drug Recognition Expert officers will be utilized for any ... (more)

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The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus clinic to stop providing abortions

A Columbus clinic will no longer offer surgical abortions as the number of abortion providers across Ohio dwindles to eight.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Rules still uncertain for early voting in Ohio

More than 6 million registered voters in Ohio will be mailed an application for an absentee ballot today, but do you know when you can vote in the Nov. 4 election? It's easy to understand why Ohioans might be confused.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus native's fundraising helps Israeli troops

Israeli soldiers from the Tzabar Battalion of the Givati Brigade raise their signs to say thank you to Rivka Cherney and all her donors for the gifts.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Authorities nab dozens of alleged prostitutes, johns in Columbus

More than 60 prostitutes and johns were arrested by Columbus police and Franklin County deputy sheriffs in two sweeps on the West and South sides over the past week.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

80-tap craft-beer restaurant opening at Polaris in November

In November, there will be a lot more craft beer at Polaris Fashion Place. The Brass Tap expects to open its 80 taps late that month next to Barnes & Noble in the mall's outdoor section.

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WBNS

New Video Released Of Suspect Wanted In Fatal Shooting In East Columbus

Grieving family members say the fact the home was full of children is evidence the person who killed Michael is a threat to all of us.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Man critical after shooting at Near East Side Wendy's

Columbus police were called just after 6:30 p.m. to the Wendy's restaurant at 1054 E. Broad St. on a report of a shooting.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Police release video of suspect in July shooting

A man running from a double-shooting scene on the South Side in July was captured on a neighbor's surveillance camera, Columbus police said.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Feds say Pakistan unlikely to return fugitive Ohioan

The U.S. attorney's office asked a federal judge today to sentence fugitive Amer Ahmad in absentia because Ahmad fled to Pakistan in April while he was awaiting sentencing.

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WBNS

Suspects Smash Through Door At Electronics Store

Police were investigating a break-in at a Radio Shack store in west Columbus. It happened around 6:00 Thursday morning along West Broad Street.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Orange barrels, gas price hike await Labor Day weekend drivers

Be ready to sit in traffic while you're trying to wring those last few drops out of summer over the Labor Day weekend.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Nonstop Port Columbus flight to London? It may happen

The low operating costs of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which carries about 200 passengers, has made nonstop flights from London to cities the size of Columbus economically feasible.

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The Lantern

Opinion: While at Ohio State, spend a summer in Columbus

ComFest draws a crowd at Goodale Park. The festival took place June 27-29 and is known to be the largest volunteer-run and administered fest in the United States.

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