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  1. Worthington: Man says ex-girlfriend attacked him, ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    A Worthington man called police in the early morning of Jan. 24, saying he was attacked by his ex-girlfriend at his residence on the 400 block of East North Street . The man told police his ex-girlfriend attacked him and his reconciled ex-wife with "fireplace shovels, pokers and tongs" about 2 a.m. while they were asleep.

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  2. Duffey gets House chair assignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | This Week Community News

    State Rep. Mike Duffey , who represents Dublin, Worthington and parts of Columbus in the Ohio House of Representatives' 21st District, was appointed chairman of the House Finance and Appropriations Higher Education subcommittee Jan. 22. The committee oversees appropriations for Ohio's public universities, the Ohio Arts Council, the Ohio History Connection , the elections commission and several other agencies. Duffey also will be chairman of the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review, which oversees state-agency rulemaking to implement state laws.

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  3. Worthington: Man leaves Kroger with $1,300 worth of treats, detergentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police are on the lookout for a man who walked out of the Kroger at 60 E. Wilson Bridge Road on Jan. 11 with an estimated $1,300 worth of candy, beef jerky and laundry detergent. According to police reports, the man loaded his shopping cart full of the items, walked around the store and exited the same door he entered about 8:30 p.m. Police reviewed the security footage and believe they're looking for a 6-foot white man in his 20s or early 30s and weighing about 185 pounds.

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  4. Keegan stays president, meetings set, administrative contracts OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    Worthington residents may enjoy a little java while they jive with the next superintendent during a series of "Superintendent Coffees" beginning this month. Trent Bowers, assistant to Superintendent Thomas Tucker, is expected to take over the top spot at Worthington City Schools on July 1. The first coffee talk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at Urban Coffee/Subway, 7838 Olentangy River Road.

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  5. WEF's fundraiser goal is $40,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    Organizers of the Worthington Educational Foundation's fourth annual Evening in Support of Excellence hope the community would "Capture the Moment" and support a goal to raise $40,000 for classroom grants. The event is from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, inside The Shops at Worthington Place, 7227 N. High St. Tickets are $30 online at worthingtoneducationalfoundation.com or $35 at the door.

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  6. Church's wandering ends at building primed for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    The Rev. John Hohe is pictured in the new Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church building, which hosted its first service Sunday, Jan. 18. The church began in 2002 in the band room at Liberty Middle School and has occupied several temporary homes since then.

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  7. Residents can get tax help at RITA workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | This Week Community News

    Pataskala leaders want to alert residents to opportunities for free preparation of city income-tax returns with agents from the Regional Income Tax Agency. The first RITA workshop will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Baltimore's village office, 103 W. Market St. in Baltimore.

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  8. Police raid massage parlors in Columbus, Powell, WorthingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | This Week Community News

    Two suspects have been arrested by the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force for "alleged criminal activity" in multiple massage parlors in central Ohio. Members of the task force and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the arrests of Qing Xu, age unknown, and Xiao Shuang Chao, 56, of Columbus eneral's office, the task force began investigating the locations in October after receiving tips that "customers were purchasing sex at the massage parlors and that some workers appeared to be living at the locations."

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  9. TWHS student arrested after fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | This Week Community News

    The 17-year-old was charged with assault after an altercation with another 17-year-old about 10 a.m. According to police reports, a 25-year-old female suspect had "threatened bodily harm" to the 25-year-old woman on the social-media site between December and January.

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  10. Community center pool reopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | This Week Community News

    The red dotted border shows the area affected by the beam repair at the Worthington Community Center. The leisure pool was closed while repairs were being made.

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  11. Worthington Community Center leisure pool to reopen Jan. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | This Week Community News

    Repairs forced Worthington staff to close the leisure pool of the community center, 345 E. Wilson Bridge Road, for one of the busiest periods of the pool's season. The leisure pool and lazy river in the facility were closed Dec. 14 for repairs to a "rotting" support beam that workers discovered after removing nearby windows that were due for replacement.

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  12. Snow days less of an issue for district this school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    Worthington City Schools closed for inclement weather Tuesday, Jan. 6, after a winter storm dumped about 4 inches of snow on central Ohio by 5 a.m. that morning. Vicki Gnezda, the district's director of communications, stated on the district website, Worthington.k12.oh.

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  13. 'Massive' sign approved for second buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    This computer-generated rendering shows the size of the sign that was approved for the second building of The Heights at Worthington Place. When the second building of The Heights at Worthington Place opens, it will display one of the largest signs in the city.

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  14. Worthington: Pot-laced brownie leads to hospital tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    A Worthington woman was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital after becoming "seriously ill" from eating a brownie that apparently was laced with marijuana Jan. 1. The woman was unable to communicate with police officers, and more brownies were taken from a refrigerator at her Crandall Drive residence, according to the police report.

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  15. Work to begin on 'most expensive Taco Bell in the country'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    The renovation of outlots at the Westerville Square Shopping Center took another step toward completion last month, when the Westerville Planning Commission approved one of the most expensive Taco Bell restaurants in the country. The fancy new brick Taco Bell will replace the closed old stucco Taco Bell at 26 E. Schrock Road, on an outlot at the south side of the center with frontage directly on Schrock.

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  16. Old Rectory houses Doll Museum and Gift ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | This Week Community News

    The Old Rectory, located at 50 W. New England Ave. and built in 1845, houses the Worthington Historical Society's Doll Museum and Gift Shop. Dolls and toys in the collection include "Toni" dolls, early Madame Alexander dolls, metal and popular toys, and 19th and 20th century dolls.

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  17. City leaders see 2015 as year of progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | This Week Community News

    After surviving the recession, projects are beginning to see the light of day that even Worthington City Council President Bonnie Michael didn't think would be achieved. "When I first got elected to council, we would say, 'We have a comprehensive plan because somewhere down the line -- in fantasy land -- we may redevelop some of these properties,' " she said.

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  18. Challenges include poverty percentages, state fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | This Week Community News

    Worthington City Schools Superintendent Thomas Tucker said the district would address a number of challenges in 2015, including growing poverty percentages, new online assessments, cyberbullying and changes in state funding. Tucker said districts define poverty by the percentage of students on free or reduced-price lunch.

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  19. Worthington: Driver causes 'multiple crashes' in RiverleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | This Week Community News

    After the collisions about 10 p.m., he parked at Villa Nova, 5545 N. High St. , and fled the area on foot, according to the police report. When police arrived, a bag of pills was found on the ground near his vehicle, and officers found hypodermic needles in the car.

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  20. 'Shop' for health, fitness advice at chamber's Jan. 8 expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | This Week Community News

    Support for wellness-related New Year's resolutions will be as close as the local mall Thursday, Jan. 8, as the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce presents the third annual community Healthy New Year health and fitness expo, hosted by The Shops at Worthington Place, 7227 N. High St. From noon to 6 p.m., the mall's corridors will be lined with more than 50 local health- and fitness-related exhibits from area providers, offering information, giveaways, demonstrations and health screenings. Highlighting the health assessments, OhioHealth, the presenting sponsor, will offer prescheduled mobile mammography and bone-density services, conducted in a mobile mammography van parked near Kroger in the shopping-center lot.

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