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  1. Video: Runners Pass Under, Over Train During MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

    Runners in the Mill Race Marathon in Columbus, Ind. last weekend encountered an obstacle on the course that required some creative ways to get around: a freight train.

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  2. Local schools participate in International Walk to School DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Republic

    Schools in Columbus and Taylorsville will observe International Walk to School Day Wednesday, according to officials at Bartholomew County School Corp. Students from CSA Fodrea, L.C. Schmitt, Parkside, Richards, Taylorsville Elmentary and W.D. Richards Elementary will be walking or bicycling to school with parents, teachers and community leaders.

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  3. Columbus receives demolition grant for foundry siteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Republic

    Columbus has been awarded a $157,755 grant from the Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs to clear the former Golden Casting Foundry site, including demolishing the vacant and abandoned industrial building. City officials said the grant is the linchpin for redeveloping a portion of the site on 1616 10th St. for an assisted living facility.

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  4. Betty Louise Ritchie, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Born in Indianapolis on October 9, 1928, to parents William and Helen Blake, she moved to Columbus, Indiana, with her husband, Nathan, and three children in 1963. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 54 years, Nathan; children, Debbie Brown of Florida, Tim Young of Crawfordsville, and Laura Gerig of Indianapolis; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Judy Preston of Arizona; and nieces, nephews and extended family.

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  5. Lucille A. Wendel, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Republic

    Lucille A. Wendel, 79, of Columbus, died Sunday morning, September 28, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Lucille had had bone cancer the past 15 years and the cancer had taken a toll on her body.

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  6. Stephen C. Jackson, CommiskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Republic

    He is survived by his wife, Rebecca J. "Becky" Couchman Jackson; three sons, Travis M. Jackson of Jennings County, Jeremiah M. Jackson and Shane M. Jackson, both of Columbus; one daughter, Joanna M. Kelley of Centreville, Virginia; three brothers, Wayne V. Jackson of Elizabethtown, Barry J. Jackson of Dayton, Washington, and Rolland E. Jackson of Dent, Minnesota; one sister, Linda Belle Brown of Nebraska, Indiana; and four grandchildren. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon with the Rev.

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  7. Columbus police arrest man on charge of possession of methRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Republic

    Columbus police arrested a man after a report of threats involving a firearm were made at about 11:45 p.m. near Hinman Street and Indiana Avenue. Aaron L. Gray, 32, Columbus, was arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of methamphetamine after he was detained by officers in the area, according to police.

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  8. Breaking free from pain pill addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Republic

    Jim Ryser said he had abused prescription drugs himself for years. In the 1990s, the former Columbus resident said he used a variety of pain medicine prescribed by various, unsuspecting doctors to control pain from spina bifida, a birth defect marked by a hole in the spine.

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  9. Weakened immunity blamed in deathRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Republic

    A Columbus woman who received an outpouring of support through a fundraiser at this year's Bartholomew County Fair has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. Kristie Wessel, 34, died Saturday morning after a nearly four-year battle with Hodgkin lymphoma.

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  10. Hurt Mill Race runner recovering at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Republic

    Amber Pendleton, 32, of Columbus, a runner who was carried across the finish line Saturday after experiencing heat-related illness at the Mill Race half-marathon, was released from Columbus Regional Hospital Sunday and is recovering at home. Pendleton competed in the 13.1-mile event and was finishing at about 10a a.m. when she was overcome, according to Columbus Police.

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  11. Stop signs replace yield signs at I-65 exit rampsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Republic

    Indiana Department of Transportation workers will install stop signs Wednesday at Interstate 65 exit ramps to State Road 46 in Columbus. The stop signs will replace yield signs that currently regulate traffic in right-turn lanes at both northbound and southbound I-65 off-ramps.

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  12. Stop signs to be installed at I-65 exit ramps at State Road 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    The Indiana Department of Transportation will install stop signs Wednesday at Interstate 65 exit ramps to State Road 46 in Columbus. The stop signs will replace yield signs that currently regulate traffic in right-turn lanes at both northbound and southbound I-65 off-ramps.

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  13. Dennis Dale Stone, WaynesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Republic

    Dennis Dale Stone, 62, of Waynesburg, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 17, 1952, in Columbus, the son of Samuel Isacc and Ora Bernice Stone.

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  14. James Allen Lowe, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Republic

    ... Sept. 28, 2014, at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Survivors include his son, Michael A. (Judy) Lowe of Columbus; brothers, Hobert (Sally) Lowe, Willard (Barbara) Lowe and Don (Brenda) Lowe, all of Columbus, and Harley (Janice) Lowe of Alcoa, ...

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  15. Kristie Jo Wessel, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Republic

    Kristie Jo Wessel, 34, of South County Road 300W, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Born on July 14, 1980, in Columbus, Kristie was the daughter of Don and Debbie Clark Schroer.

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  16. Marylin Jean Romine Ewer, JasonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Republic

    Marylin Jean Romine Ewer, 86, formerly of Greensburg and Columbus, died at 6:05 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Shakamak Good Samaritan Health Care Center in Jasonville, IN.

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  17. Ed-Tech Leaders Outline Their LMS NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Education Week

    ... Michael A. Jamerson , the director of technology for the 12,500-student Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. in Columbus, Ind. Kristin M. Whiteaker , the director of virtual and blended learning for the 29,300-student Spokane public schools in ...

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  18. Making the Big LMS Buying DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Education Week

    ... of our goals is to have a seamless solution for K-12," said Michael A. Jamerson, the director of technology for the Columbus, Ind.-based district, who has led an exhaustive search for that replacement. Two finalists are now under consideration - ...

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  19. Donald LinnRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bureau County Republican

    Donald E. Linn, 87, of Columbus, Ind., a native of Princeton, passed from this life at 9:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

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  20. Hope's Larry Simpson dies from heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Larry Simpson, 50, president of Heritage of Hope, the organization that runs Hope Heritage Days, and publisher of the Hope Star-Journal, died Sunday night in the Columbus Regional Hospital emergency room from a massive heart attack, Bartholomew County Coroner Larry Fisher said today. Simpson left the festival Sunday after not feeling well and went to his office at the newspaper, and then asked a friend to take him home, Fisher said.

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