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  1. Storm likely to spare central Ohio; forecast has spring in itRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... south of Columbus, though forecasters were backing off slightly on the predicted snow totals. Just south of Franklin County a band from Lancaster to Washington Court House was expected to see about 2 to 4 inches of snow by Thursday morning, Bradley ...

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  2. SWACO hires Battelle to craft solid waste diversion planRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio has hired Battelle for a $57,000 first phase of a study that could add another $500,000 to identify strategies and technology to turn 1 million tons of waste a year into a valuable commodity instead of burying it in the Franklin County landfill. A year ago, SWACO had said it found that answer in Team Gemini LLC, a Florida developer planning a waste-sorting facility and a green energy industrial park .

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  3. Millions affected by winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    A winter storm warning is in effect for most of the region until 1 p.m. Thursday. A winter weather advisory is in effect for Franklin and Butler counties over the same period.

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  4. Franklin County Coroner Says Columbus VA 'Disrespecting' VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBNS

    For civilians, getting a doctor to sign off on a death certificate can often be accomplished in a matter of hours so the family can move on to making burial plans. The Franklin County Coroner says the staff at the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center is taking far too long in too many cases, and she's speaking out.

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  5. Deputy hurt as truck hits cruiser on central Ohio highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    A central Ohio sheriff says a deputy was hurt when a delivery truck driver lost control on a Columbus-area highway and struck a cruiser at a crash scene, pushing that vehicle into a tow truck. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says the deputy was in the cruiser when the delivery truck hit a barrier between Interstate 71 and some ramps and then struck the cruiser early Wednesday. 2 comments

  6. Overturned tractor-trailer blocking eastbound lanes of Pa. Turnpike west of CarlisleRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    An overturned tractor-trailer was blocking all eastbound lanes of the Pa. Turnpike near mile marker 200.4 in Lurgan Township, Franklin County.

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  7. Central Ohio deputy hurt as truck hits cruiserRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    A central Ohio sheriff says a deputy was hurt when a delivery truck driver lost control on a Columbus-area highway and struck a cruiser at a crash scene, pushing that vehicle into a tow truck. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says the deputy was in the cruiser when the delivery truck hit a barrier between Interstate 71 and some ramps and then struck the cruiser early today.

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  8. Vadata closes on Hilliard landRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    Mayor Don Schonhardt called the purchase of land in Hilliard by Amazon subsidiary Vadata "a positive step forward" but no guarantee that the company would build a data center in the city. According to records at the Franklin County Auditor's Office, Vadata closed on the parcel at the southeast corner of Hayden Run Road and Britton Parkway on Feb. 25. The closing came two days after Hilliard City Council offered the latest incentive designed to woo the online retailing giant's subsidiary to Hilliard.

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  9. Francis will retire, then become city spokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    ... Northwest Regional Emergency Communications Center in Dublin. "I did something no other police department in Franklin County had done when we moved to regionalize the dispatching," said Francis, adding he hopes is it viewed as illustrative of the ...

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  10. Slow growth prompts TIF amendment for ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    ... at roughly $8 million but lowered that estimate after it was sold for just over $6 million in 2010. When the Franklin County auditor revaluated the property after it was split into the three parcels, Worthington City School District officials and ...

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  11. Updated Weather Geek Report: Major Storm Brings Heavy Snow To Southern OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBNS

    ... and Chillicothe and New Lexington. This entire area is under a WINTER STORM WARNING. Further north... Franklin County and Columbus.will be on the northern edge of the snow and will receive lesser amounts. SNOWCAST (our snapshot of 16 computer ...

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  12. Winter Storm Warning: Up To 10 Inches Of Snow Possible Wednesday Night For Southern OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WBNS

    ... issue for Southern Ohio for six or more inches of snow tomorrow and tomorrow night. Winter Storm Watch for Franklin County and Columbus to be alert for any shift north. Rain will mix with snow around noon tomorrow and will change to all snow after ...

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  13. Study shows importance of watching for signs in children of a bipolar parentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... ... they should get them tested." Laura Moskow Sigal, executive director of Mental Health America of Franklin County, said pediatricians and family doctors should evaluate the mental health of patients with the same consistency as they evaluate ...

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  14. Ohio sues BP for $33 million in wrongful oil tank clean-up compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Norwalk Reflector

    ... and can't engage in misconduct without consequence." According to the state's complaint, filed in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court, BP has submitted 2,651 claim applications to the Petroleum Board for reimbursement from the Petroleum Financial ...

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  15. Defunct Cleveland charter school faces $9.4 million suit from Ohio attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cleveland.com

    ... year of operation -- 99.5 percent of whom were economically disadvantaged, according to the suit, filed in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. Government debt collectors normally have six years to recover money identified by Yost's office; a court ...

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  16. City will hoist towing feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | This Week Community News

    ... Underwood said the rate increases in the proposed legislation match rates set by the city of Gahanna and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. The fee for storage per day, or for any fraction of a subsequent 24-hour period, will increase from $12 to ...

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  17. $1 million from Columbus to target infant deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... babies to sleep in will allow more of them to reach their first birthdays. There were 145 infant deaths in Franklin County last year, and some could have been prevented with better education for parents and safe sleeping habits. The Columbus City ... 3 comments

  18. Columbus schools to consider property-tax settlement on original casino siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... making it much more valuable than the contaminated former tool factory owned by Jaeger Machine Co. Franklin County appraised the abandoned factory at $3.88 million. But its value skyrocketed when casino-operator Penn National Gaming offered $36.24 ...

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  19. 22 Valley gas stations included in $33M lawsuit against BPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... and often accepted insurance money for the same releases. According to the state's complaint, filed in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court, BP has submitted 2,651 claim applications to the Petroleum Board for reimbursement from the Petroleum ...

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  20. Ohio Sues BP for $33M OverTank Leak Cleanup CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Insurance Journal West

    ... The case is Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board v. Standard Oil Co. , 15-cv-01837, Franklin County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas (Columbus).

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