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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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3 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Day 2: Ohio to Erie Trail

Tom offered him one of his extra pair of leg warmers . All I had to ward off the cold is my thin, yellow windbreaker.

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6 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Educational Service Center board has spent a lot, too

The five members of the board of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio have refused to say why they OK'd the superintendent's Ritz Carlton hotel stays and monthly plane tickets. Now, records of the voter-elected board reveal that they, too, traveled the country - and took their spouses along - on the taxpayers' dime.

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11 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

My Main Street Historic Downtown Cambridge entering the busiest time of year

September is here and downtown is gearing up for the busiest time of year. That is so nice to be able to say.

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15 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Benjamin J. Marrison commentary: Infant-mortality series sheds light on devastating problem

You don't have to be a parent to be moved by Misti Crane's special report on infant mortality. And if you read the three-part series that starts today and study the photography of Brooke LaValley and Courtney Hergesheimer, there's a good chance you will come away heartbroken.

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16 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Alarming losses: Columbus works to reverse trends in infant deaths

Kaniel Duran lived 15 days after being born with a chromosomal disorder. He made it home for only 10 hours, but his presence is still felt deeply there.

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19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Blue Jackets: Milano Out With Facial Fractures

Sports reporter Aaron Portzline has covered the Blue Jackets since they arrived in Columbus as an NHL expansion franchise in 2000-01. Follow him on Twitter: @aportzline Sports reporter Shawn Mitchell previously was on the Columbus Crew beat for six-plus years.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Seattle Times

Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive

In this 1991 photo, Tommy Thompson stands at the helm of the Arctic Explorer in Norfolk, Va. Thompson led a group that recovered millions of dollars worth of sunken treasure only to end up involved in court cases brought by dozens of insurance companies laying claim to the treasure.

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Cleveland.com

Ed FitzGerald says foodbank is evidence that Ohio's economy is still struggling

Democratic gubernatorial challenger Ed FitzGerald used Ohio's largest foodbank as a backdrop to argue that while the state's unemployment rate has dropped, economic recovery remains elusive for many Ohioans. "We've had such a simplistic economic discussion in this state about is the state fantastic or is it terrible and the truth is that this recovery in particular has just been imbalanced and the unemployment rate doesn't tell the whole story," FitzGerald said during a tour of the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Bright Side - September 12, 2014

The teenager convicted in the deadly Chardon High School shooting is behind bars once again after escaping from a Lima prison Thursday night. TJ Lane shot six students killing three of them in 2012.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Hundreds answer call to serve on 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps

More than 800 incoming AmeriCorps members are sworn in by Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. They were on the lawn of the Statehouse yesterday afternoon.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus lawyer gives up all guardianship cases

A Columbus lawyer who a few months ago boasted that he probably acted as guardian for more people than anyone else in the nation has resigned from all his cases and briefly checked himself into a local hospital for mental-health treatment. Aug. 26. He once had about 400 wards; now the hundreds he had left have been temporarily put in the custody of Groveport attorney John Mashburn until the court can find permanent guardians.

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Cleveland.com

Inmate who escaped with T.J. Lane convicted of raping, killing 5-year-old girl

One of two inmates who escaped a prison here along with convicted Chardon High School shooter T.J. Lane is serving a life sentence for kidnapping and murdering a 5-year-old Columbus-area girl. Lindsey Bruce, 33, escaped from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Facility about 7:40 p.m. during recreation time with Lane, 19, and Clifford Opperud, 45. Bruce was the first of the three men captured after their escape at a nearby church.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus brewer opts for Ohio hops

There is nothing like fresh and local ingredients, but for beer makers one essential ingredient is almost impossible to procure in Ohio -- hops. Fred Dangerous Lee, the proprietor of Actual Brewing Co., wants to help change this and is using his fall seasonal, Elektron, to highlight what can be done with Ohio's infant hop crop.

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Examiner.com

Monday: 15 Now Workers' Summit for a living wage in Columbus

Socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and 15 Now Organizing Director Jess Spear explain how Seattle won a $15 minimum wage and what is needed to grow the Fight for 15 nationally. A growing movement for a living wage continues to reverberate in communities across the United States.

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WBNS

Infrared Cameras In The Sky Help Nab Three Escaped Inmates In Lima

The Ohio State Highway Patrol used an airplane and a helicopter with infrared detection to search for three inmates who escaped Thursday from the Allen Correctional Institution in Lima. The technology is being credited for the capture of two of the escapees .

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WBNS

Columbus Schools Receive More Failing Than Passing Grades In New State Report Card

The Ohio Department of Education on Friday released its latest grades for Ohio school districts, and Columbus was given mostly failing marks. Out of a possible 24 standards, Columbus City Schools only met two.

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WCOL-FM Columbus

Hilliard Man creates a Custom Guitar For Jason Aldean

Dusty Icenhour is a Hilliard Davidson grad who makes custom guitars all by hand. He was approached by Barbasol to make a Movember campaign guitar and this Sunday Jason Aldean will be the first one to sign it and play at Crew Stadium.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Ex-Chillicothe police chief sues city over firing

Chillicothe's recently fired police chief has taken a counter-shot, today filing a lawsuit against the city. Claiming that his Aug. 22 firing by Mayor Jack Everson was an act of retaliation, former chief Roger Moore, accompanied by Columbus lawyer Tom Tootle, filed his wrongful termination suit at the Ross County courthouse this afternoon.

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WBNS

Cloudy With Fall-Like Temperatures

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: THURSDAY MORNING WEATHER DISCUSSION Sept. 11 Time: 5:00 Meteorologist: Mike Davis Your Doppler 10 Forecast This Morning Showers end, cloudy and breezy.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Father, son have pleaded guilty to sex trafficking

A father and son who were prostituting women in Columbus have pleaded guilty in federal court to sex trafficking. Keith A. Arrick Sr., 47, of Fort Mitchell, Ky., pleaded guilty today to sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion.

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