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  1. Popular ECOT poor performerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The state disputed its attendance numbers, and the Newark schools superintendent accused it of committing fraud by "failing to meet even minimum standards of operation." Since then, ECOT - whose founder, William Lager, has been a major contributor to Ohio politicians over the past five years - has continued to grow rapidly, in both enrollment and budget.

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  2. Runners, walkers usher in 2015 at central Ohio racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A couple of thousand local runners and walkers celebrated the new year's arrival on their feet, in many cases joining friends and family members in one of three organized events held today in central Ohio. Christa Aylward, 35, of Dublin, braved temperatures in the low 20s and a wind chill of 11 degrees with her 5-year-old son, Lucas, at the Commitment Day 5K at Life Time Fitness in Dublin.

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  3. Metro Parks expect record yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Mild weather, increased trail use and the growing popularity of several parks are credited with putting Metro Parks on track to set an attendance record this year. For example, the number of people using the Heritage Trail in western Franklin County increased by 51 percent from 2013.

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  4. Boys basketball | Westerville South 69, New Albany 54: Westerville...Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    There wasn't any secret to what Westerville South had to do to change its fortunes last night against visiting New Albany. The Wildcats' speed, defensive pressure and depth ultimately paid off with a 19-3 run to close out a 69-54 victory in a meeting of unbeaten Division I teams.

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  5. 20 percent of Columbus police officers don't always wear vestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus Deputy Police Chief Ken Kuebler, wearing a bulletproof vest, wants other on-duty police officers to do the same. Bulletproof vests are part of a police officer's uniform, as important as a gun and a badge.

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  6. Year in Photos 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    You don't take a photograph; you make it." - Ansel Adams, American photographer Such a philosophy exemplifies the spirit of the Dispatch Photo Department.

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  7. Taco Bell in Westerville to be one of costliest ever builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    One of the most expensive Taco Bells ever built is part of the final stages of the $16 million renovation of the Westerville Square Shopping Center, the developer of the mall says. "I don't have the official number, but they told me it would be their most expensive one," said George Hadler, CEO of the Hadler Cos., although Taco Bell officials declined to talk about the cost.

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  8. Building rehab just latest in downtown LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Westerville developer's plan to convert an old factory building into storefronts on the first floor and 49 loft apartments on the two upper floors is the latest sign that downtown Lancaster is stirring to life. Tom Fortin of Thomas Fortin & Company said he plans to spend about $4 million to renovate the historic Essex building.

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  9. Gift shops' sales buy extras for librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The toy-store feel of gift shops in some public libraries is similar to a tourist-trap retailer with shelves of doodads, key chains and decorations. The intent isn't to make anyone wealthy, but to help buy equipment or fund programs that libraries might otherwise not be able to afford.

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  10. Top things to do this weekend, Dec. 19-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The shortest day of the year is Sunday, which coincides with the start of winter. Christmas bells are ringing, and choirs are singing.

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  11. Former PTA president sentenced for theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 30-year-old Blendon Township woman told a Franklin County judge this morning that she began stealing while serving as president of a Westerville school's PTA to keep up with personal bills and didn't realize how much she had taken until authorities came calling. "It snowballed out of my control," said Heather E. Robertson as she pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to attempted theft, a fifth-degree felony.

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  12. Recovery houses fill void for addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Josh Kromer had been high on crack and awake for three days when he tried heroin for the first time. But then he spent 10 days in a homeless shelter, sicker than he'd ever felt with heroin withdrawal, before he decided to call a crisis center for detox.

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  13. Group to study officer trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Do police officers have the proper training to differentiate between an active shooter and a report of someone with a gun? That's just one of the questions Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for a new working group to examine while looking at Ohio's police officer training. DeWine announced the group consisting of community leaders and law enforcement officials from around the state today while at the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission in London, Ohio.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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