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  1. Joy for both hearing, deafRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    He was reacting to the movements of the choir, whose holiday tunes are interpreted in American Sign Language as the lyrics are piped through a sound system. The "blended" family, of Commercial Point in Pickaway County, has attended a Signs of Christmas performance for the past few years, she said.

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  2. First-graders raise money, shop for gifts for kids in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Owen Lafon wants Star Wars action figures for Christmas and Diaka Sandouno asked Santa for tiaras and princess dresses, but the first-graders and their classmates put aside their own holiday wishes for an hour this morning to shop for other children. Owen chose a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Lego set for an 8-year-old boy, and Diaka chose a fuzzy blanket and onesie for an infant.

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  3. New rules proposed in - 5 of 8' debate in Ohio schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The State Board of Education is expected to vote today on a compromise to a new rule regarding art teachers, librarians and other school employees. But the proposal has not satisfied critics who urged the school board yesterday to retain requirements that schools have minimum numbers of art, music and physical-education teachers, counselors, librarians, nurses, social workers and visiting teachers.

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  4. Guernsey Bank branches switching to First FinancialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The old Guernsey offices in Worthington, Upper Arlington and Westerville will be closed on Dec. 6 and reopen on Dec. 8 under the First Financial brand. The makeover includes new signs outside the offices and work in the interior to reflect the change in ownership.

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  5. Christmas production draws in audience with puppets, paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    As a first-grade teacher, Jason McQuown has learned that sometimes his messages sink in a bit better if he uses puppets to teach a lesson. Can the same thing work for adults? "Absolutely," McQuown said.

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  6. Marriot Renaissance hotel to be built in WestervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Marriot Renaissance hotel and conference center will be built in Westerville, according to city officials. The $32 million project will be located between Cleveland Avenue and Africa Road just south of Polaris Parkway in Westar Place, which was formerly known as the Altair Business Park.

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  7. Hooked on - Serial': - Whodunit' draws big audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The murder of a Maryland high-school senior 15 years ago has inspired one of the most popular podcasts in the format's brief history. Serial , a free podcast from the creators of the public-radio show This American Life , centers on the 1999 slaying of Hae Min Lee, whose body turned up in a park weeks after she went missing.

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  8. Submeter' regulation needed, victim tells Ohio lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Unlike most states, Ohio allows unregulated, third-party "submeter" companies to make big profits by reselling electricity and water to residents of apartments and condominiums. This special report looks at the elevated rates charged by these companies, threats of eviction and what lawmakers intend to do about this issue.

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  9. City crews did great job on Sunbury Rd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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  10. Hunters seek trophy bucks as Ohio's deer-gun season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Westerville's Mark Ledford, who said hunting should be for the meat as well as sport, admits, "That rack looks good on a wall." He had attached a heat-seeking, motion-detecting trail camera to a tree in the Delaware County woods where he hunts each year.

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  11. School districts still require makeup days for weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Many local school officials plan to make up for days missed to snow and ice even though they no longer have to. Under Ohio's new way of calculating the school year, in hours instead of days, most districts could cancel classes for several weeks before they would have to schedule makeup days.

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  12. Police investigate North Side homicide as self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus Police say no charges have been filed in a Friday night shooting on the North Side that left a 49-year-old man dead after the shooter said he fired in self defense. Police responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Cleveland Avenue and E. Dublin-Granville Road just after 11 p.m. They found Brent A. Patterson, 49, wounded and in front of a strip mall at 5650 Kathy Run Ln. Public records show Patterson's last address on State Street in Westerville.

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  13. Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle that leaves scene of crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The crash occurred just after 7:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Westerville Road, just south of I-270 in the northern part of Franklin County and south of Westerville. The victim, whose name and gender haven't yet been released, was taken to Mount Carmel St. Ann's hospital and died there a short time later.

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  14. Ohio House approves execution-drug secrecy billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Ohio House approved bills yesterday to keep secret the source of drugs used in executions and reduce state testing time for students. Both bills move to the Senate for consideration as the legislative "lame duck" session rolls toward the end of the year.

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  15. Westerville proposes tax district to fund Hoff Road extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Westerville City Council is to vote on Dec. 1 on a proposal to create a tax-increment-financing district for the Dill-Perkins project along the west side of State Street, north of County Line Road, to help fund an extension of Hoff Road. The Dill-Perkins project includes multifamily and single-family housing on 23.6 acres and is being jointly developed by Romanelli & Hughes and Mayfair Homes.

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  16. Heartbeat bill to get committee vote this morning, expected to passRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A bill to ban abortions in Ohio once a fetal heartbeat has been detected is under debate this morning in a House committee that has been altered, likely to ensure the bill's passage. The so-called heartbeat bill is expected to pass out of the House Health and Aging Committee after some expected Republican "no" votes were removed and replaced with members who will support the legislation.

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  17. Westerville Central 23, Solon 10: Westerville Central pulls away lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Westerville Central Warhawks hold their helmets in the air during kickoff against Solon High School, at Westerville Central High School, Saturday, November 8, 2014. Westerville Central junior offensive lineman Jalen Carter-Henley is congratulated after the Warhawks scored a touchdown against Solon during the first quarter, at Westerville Central High School, Saturday, November 8, 2014.

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  18. Second round of insurance signups offers more carriers, stable premiums, lingering kinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Michael and Shirley Ervin of Hebron, Ohio, signed up for a health-insurance plan last year through the federally run marketplace but dropped it when her doctors dropped out of the provider's network. Shirley Ervin thought she had done her homework last winter before buying government-subsidized health coverage for herself and her husband, Michael, through the federally run insurance marketplace.

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  19. Service to country, communities send 20 to Ohio Veterans Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Okeia Washington, an East High School junior standing on the Lincoln Theater stage, flawlessly belted out the first four lines to the Star Spangled Banner this morning. Only one man in the crowd of more than 1,000 sang loudly enough along with her to be heard.

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  20. Bill repealing Common Core gets committee approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A House committee today voted along party lines to pass a bill that would eliminate Common Core education standards in Ohio, though it remains a long shot to pass the full House, much less get to Gov. John Kasich's desk. House Bill 597 would eliminate math and English/language arts standards and replace them for three years with standards from Massachusetts that were in place before that state adopted Common Core.

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