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  1. Vietnam War veteran's home destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Firefighters worked to extinguish a fire that broke out at a disabled Vietnam War veteran's home on Friday morning. Firefighters were called to Don Purkey's home in the 8500 block of N. Sheffield Court in the Colony Park subdivision just before 10 a.m. According to the Columbus Republic , the home was a total loss, but no one was injured.

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  2. Vietnam War veteran's home destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    Firefighters worked to extinguish a fire that broke out at a disabled Vietnam War veteran's home on Friday morning. Firefighters were called to Don Purkey's home in the 8500 block of N. Sheffield Court in the Colony Park subdivision just before 10 a.m. According to 24-Hour News 8's news partners at the Columbus Republic the home was a total loss, but no one was injured.

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  3. Special Chucks honor alumnusRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    COLUMBUS, Ind. One of the best-known brands in athletic footwear is getting a custom design made specifically for Columbus.

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  4. Kim: Tune out the media hysteria and stick to investing planRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News

    ... the chief operating officer and chief compliance officer for Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC, an investment adviser based in Columbus, Ind. He can be reached at (812) 376-9444 or mickey@kirrmar.com.

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  5. James Lee - Jim' Turner, Mount AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    ... Lillian Bliton and Owen Bliton; brothers, Gerald (Kathy) Turner of Whiteland and Michael Glenn "Buddy" Turner of Columbus; and sisters, Joyce Ann Turner, Mary A. (Steve) Gaskins and Rebecca Sue Brown, all of Indianapolis, Marsha Kay (Gary) Goforth ...

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  6. First Presbyterian Church celebrates anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Republic

    ... students, staff and friends are invited to participate. First Presbyterian Preschool was the first preschool in Columbus, with the inaugural class starting at Presbyterian Nursery School in January 1954. This story appears in the print edition of ...

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  7. Former P&G Ceo: Preschool worth the costRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Republic

    The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce typically does not endorse political candidates or campaigns. Instead, they organize forums to help members make an informed decision.

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  8. Blue-sky, red-trim ideas pitched for amphitheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Republic

    That was one of the suggestions from a small group of Columbus residents who turned out this week to share views about an architectural revamp of the amphitheater. Buck Ritz, a member of the amphitheater steering committee, said he wants the new structure to have the same red color scheme that is featured throughout Mill Race Park.

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  9. Education, employment key issues in Senate District 41 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Education and job creation are two of the key issues in the race for a state Senate seat that represents part of Johnson County. Two-term incumbent State Sen. Greg Walker, R-Columbus, faces a challenge from Democrat Andy Talarzyk of New Whiteland and Libertarian Damian Stanziano of Franklin.

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  10. OPINION: Letter: Officials must play by same rules as rest of usRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Republic

    Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of The Republic. I worked at Ethnic Expo in the beer tent two weeks ago and was disturbed when several of our volunteers reported that state Rep. Milo Smith, R-Columbus, had just left upset that he was not allowed to cut through the tent as a shortcut.

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  11. SPORTS: Locals bring their best to fall classicRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Republic

    ... has seen the greatest all-time drag racers battle each other in the U.S. Nationals. Locally, Ernie Neal has led the Columbus contingent to Lucas Oil Raceway several times a year. Neal is known in drag racing circles as much for his design and ...

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  12. Elsie Connelly, HoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Republic

    Elsie Connelly, 100, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Silver Oaks Health Campus in Columbus. She was born in the Marble Corner community southwest of New Marion in what is now the Jefferson Proving Ground, on March 1, 1914, the daughter of Benjamin F. and Glenora Adam Dilk.

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  13. Shoe repairman keeps family tradition aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    ... on." Six years after opening Shoe Doctor on Pete Ellis Drive, and two years after opening a second Shoe Doctor in Columbus, 55-year-old Pante still follows many of his father's lessons. Customer service is as important as a quick turnaround, ...

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  14. 'Mill Race Red' suggested for amphitheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    That was one of the suggestions from a small group of Columbus residents who turned out this week to share views about an architectural revamp of the amphitheater. Buck Ritz, a member of the amphitheater steering committee, said he wants the new structure to have the same red color scheme that is featured throughout Mill Race Park.

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  15. Jacob F. Wesley, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Republic

    Jacob F. Wesley, 88, of Della Road, died at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Jacob was born June 2, 1926, in Casey County, Kentucky, the son of James David and Liza Frances Godby Wesley.

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  16. Russell S. Kelsay, ShelbyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Republic

    ... JoAnn of Shelbyville and Ron Kelsay and wife, Julie of Franklin; daughter, Brenda Simmons and husband, David of Columbus; grandchildren, Scott Kelsay and wife, Brandy, Josh and wife, Emily and Nick Kelsay, all of Shelbyville, Kylie Krens and ...

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  17. Judge Rule Some Testimony In Murder Case InadmissibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A Bartholomew County judge has ruled theories proposed by defense attorneys that someone other than 56-year-old Samuel E. Sallee murdered four Waynesville residents are inadmissible during Sallee's upcoming trial. Sallee, of Columbus, is charged with four counts of murder in connection with the May 11, 2013, shooting deaths of 53-year-old Katheryn Burton, 39-year-old Thomas Smith, 41-year-old Aaron T. Cross and 40-year-old Shawn L. Burton.

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  18. New shoe pays homage to Hoosier icon's birthplaceRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Indianapolis Business News

    One of the best-known brands in athletic footwear is getting a custom design made specifically for the Indiana city of Columbus.

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  19. Council approves abatement for KrogerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    City councilmen awarded a 10-year tax abatement to Kroger despite reservations from Mayor Kristen Brown, who said the move could create an uneven playing field for retail businesses in Columbus. The approval, granted Tuesday, allows Kroger to phase in a portion of its real property taxes over the next 10 years.

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  20. Witnesses to State Road 7 accident tried to save victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    A 34-year-old woman died after her car drifted over the center line on State Road 7 near Jennings County Road 950N and collided with a grain truck carrying tons of soybeans. Leslie Anna Gentry, 34, a lifelong Columbus resident who recently had moved to North Vernon, died at the scene after the 8:40a a.m. Thursday accident, Jennings County Coroner Eugene Rudicel said.

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