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  1. Betty J. Freeman, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Republic

    Betty J. Freeman, 89, formerly of Columbus, died at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Atria Assisted Living in Newburgh, Indiana. She lived her early life in Kentucky and attended Madisonville Elementary School before graduating from Uniontown High School in 1942.

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  2. Young football player's return delayed a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Republic

    The homecoming for Jennings County youth football player Calvin Clark has been delayed for about a week, his family announced on social media. Calvin, 11, who suffered a head injury Nov. 1 in a youth football game in Columbus, has been hospitalized since then in Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis.

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  3. Orville "Pete" Petro, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Republic

    Orville "Pete" Petro, 78, of Buckingham Drive, died at 3:10 a.m. Thursday, January 29, 2015, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Born January 20, 1937, in Brown County, he was the son of Issac and Thelma Cox Petro.

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  4. Sherri Rae Bloom Benningfield, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Republic

    Sherri Rae Bloom Benningfield, 52, of Waycross Drive, died at 9:59 a.m. January 28, 2015, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Danny E. Benningfield; sons, Danny R. Benningfield, Jonathan Benningfield and Anthony Benningfield, all of Owensboro, Kentucky; daughters, Heather Benningfield and Lauren Benningfield, both of Owensboro; a brother, David Bloom of Seymour; sisters, Sheila Wilson of Medora, Brenda Moore of Seymour and Jane Harburger of Crothersville; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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  5. JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Monster.com

    ... and support people to participate fully in the life of the community. We are now hiring amazing people in the Columbus area to support clients with daily living skills, personal goals, and social activities. Available positions include fulltime with ...

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  6. SPORTS: City boasting 2 All-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    All-American honors rained Wednesday on Columbus, with two athletes being recognized as being among the best in the country at their respective sports. Senior Ali Patberg became the first basketball player in Columbus North history to be named a McDonald's All-American.

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  7. Ex-Columbus officers named reserve deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Mike Brown, a member of CPD from 1981 to 2005, was a field training officer, uniform sergeant, department training coordinator, lieutenant and captain in the uniform division. He was a 10-year member of the Emergency Response Team.

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  8. Singing Hoosiers bring works of state's native sons to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Every so often, when Columbus native Emmaline Terry steps outside the rehearsal room for Indiana University's Grammy-winning Singing Hoosiers for a quick break, she hears a sweet harmony when she gets back to the door. "You just have to keep reminding yourself how fortunate you truly are to be in such a gifted choral group as this," said Terry, an IU freshman and first-year member of the ensemble that travels worldwide as an ambassador of one of the nation's top music schools.

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  9. Annual fundraiser battles local hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    So organizers of the 17th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser encourage people to bring their appetite, and their appetite for outreach, to the gathering at 5:30a p.m. Saturday at Central Middle School, 725 Seventh St. in Columbus. This story appears in the print edition of The Republic.

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  10. US fades in 3-2 loss at Chile, extends winless streak to 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    ... starting at right back. Two other players entered in the second half for their first international appearances: Columbus defender Wil Trapp in the 60th and Los Angeles Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes in the 68th. Jermaine Jones played center back in ...

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  11. Spokesman: Building will be used for offices, up to 400 high-paying jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Columbus' largest employer will expand into the vacant Sears property in downtown Columbus, transforming an abandoned retail store into much-needed office space. Cummins Inc. plans to use the 62,800-square-foot former Sears property, owned by the Columbus Capital Foundation, to eventually accommodate up to 400 high-paying jobs, Cummins spokesman Jon Mills said.

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  12. Mom to governor: Stay with day jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's mother said she would prefer her son seek a second term leading his home state rather than seek the presidency in 2016. Pence, a Columbus native, was elected the state's 50th governor in 2012 after serving six consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  13. Donate tablets to help special-needs childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    The Columbus father of a special-needs son is reaching out to fellow Cummins employees and the community, seeking donations of tablet computers to help others with similar circumstances. Work to raise money and recondition donated tablets for children has become a personal mission for David McArdle, Columbus, who began collecting tablets about this time last year.

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  14. Orchids & OnionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Republic

    ... angry and assumes an elected official is a liar after having been in office less than a month. the City of Columbus for misleading recycling bidders about transfer station needs, then awarding a bid to an out-of-town company allowed to use different ...

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  15. Ohio judge orders state to return exotic animals to ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Republic

    A judge ordered the state to return a dozen exotic animals - including several tigers and a lion - to their owner on Wednesday, just hours after they were taken from an animal sanctuary near Toledo. Ohio authorities had already seized the animals and were transporting them to a holding facility near Columbus when the judge ordered that they be returned for their safety.

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  16. Pence's mother prefers he seek a second term as governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Republic

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's mother said she would prefer her son seek a second term leading his home state rather than seek the presidency in 2016. Pence, a Columbus native, was elected the state's 50th governor in 2012 after serving six consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  17. Cummins pilot seeks donated tablets for special needs childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Republic

    A Cummins, Inc. pilot is reaching out to his fellow employees and the Columbus community seeking donations of computer tablets to help special needs kids. The effort to raise money and rehab donated tablets for kids is a personal mission for David McArdle, who first started collecting tablets at this time last year.

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  18. Property Lines Developer updates plans for Broad Ripple apartment projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Indianapolis Business News

    ... mighty Leathernecks. He spent nearly four years at a small Illinois daily newspaper before joining The Republic in Columbus, Ind., in 1994. There, he covered the "courts and cops" beat, and reported news from nearby towns by traipsing through the ...

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  19. Betty J. Freeman, NewburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Republic

    Betty J. Freeman, 89, formerly of Columbus, died at 3:40 p.m. January 27, 2015, at Atria Assisted Living in Newburgh, Indiana.

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  20. Pamela Diane Phillips, North VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Republic

    Pamela Diane Phillips, 53, of North Vernon, died at 2:22 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon. She is survived by her companion, Robert White III of North Vernon; two sons, Kye Phillips of Columbus and Robert White IV of Taylorsville; two daughters, Susan Phillips of Columbus and Casey Wagner of North Vernon; her mother, Margaret King of North Baltimore, Ohio; two brothers, Jim King and Tony King both of North Baltimore, Ohio; a sister, Jamie Young of Columbus; and seven grandchildren.

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