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  1. Judge grants jailed lawmaker early releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... to the purchase and re-sale of Ohio State football tickets. She's due in court today. Weddington entered Franklin County Common Pleas court Thursday in handcuffs and prison attire. He had served more than two years of a three-year prison sentence. ...

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  2. Probate Court names 3 to oversee guardianshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Franklin County Probate Court has named three people to oversee guardianships, making Franklin County the first in the state with such a program. Probate Judge Robert G. Montgomery said in an email that he will work closely with the group to make sure that the county's most-vulnerable residents are not exploited, abused or neglected by the people entrusted with their care.

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  3. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... its website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The... )--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A-' rating to the following Franklin County, OH bonds expected to be issued on behalf of Friendship Village of Dublin (FVD): --$25,000,000 healt... SHAREHOLDER ALERT: ...

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  4. Murder count for unborn child added against man charged in pregnant girlfriend's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend was indicted today on an additional murder charge for the death of his unborn child. A Franklin County grand jury indicted Jacob T. Ferrero, 23, on one count of aggravated murder, two counts of murder, two counts of aggravated arson, tampering with evidence and gross abuse of a corpse.

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  5. 10 Investigates: Legal Loophole Allows Sex Offenders To Avoid Time Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WBNS

    ... know. There's no way to get that information out." That's because prosecutors cut deals - and a majority of Franklin County judges are willing to accept those deals. Some say that catching an adult wanting to meet a child for sex in an undercover ...

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  6. Man Accused Of Faking Ebola Case At Hollywood Casino Charged With MisdemeanorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WBNS

    ... responders descended on his home, tested him, and found he had no symptoms. Grigoryan is now charged in Franklin County with making a false alarm, a misdemeanor. Police say with Ebola top-of-mind lately, the cost and risk of taking first responders ...

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  7. Fitch Rts Friendship Village of Dublin, OH 2014 Revs at 'A-' & Affirms Outstanding; Outlook StableRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Information Technology

    Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A-' rating to the following Franklin County, OH bonds expected to be issued on behalf of Friendship Village of Dublin : --$8,235,000 adjustable rate demand health care facilities revenue bonds series 2004A ; --$17,515,000 adjustable rate demand health care facilities revenue bonds series 2004B . The 2014 bonds are expected to be issued as fixed rate.

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  8. Humane Society Changes Cat Policy In Effort To Save More Of The AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WBNS

    ... Society Executive Director Rachel Finney. "We estimate that there's about 400,000 stray and roaming cats in Franklin County alone." "In 2013, our placement rate was just 32 percent for cats, 32 percent. So only 1 in 3 would go into a home," said ...

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  9. Ohio man indicted in slaying of girlfriendRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    ... a cornfield has been indicted by a central Ohio grand jury on charges including aggravated murder. The Franklin County prosecutor's office said Thursday that 23-year-old Jacob Ferrero is charged with killing his 22-year-old girlfriend Samantha ...

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  10. Man owes $35K in child supportRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    A Columbus man was sentenced to one year and five months in prison Thursday for not paying more than $35,000 of child support. Jeffrey Hodge, 48, was previously imprisoned for 11 months in Franklin County for non support of a different child.

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  11. Huntington renews $2.5M naming-rights deal for Toledo arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... told the publication. In Columbus' Arena District, the $63 billion-asset bank holds naming rights to the Franklin County-owned home of the Columbus Clippers. The 23-year, $12 million deal began in 2009. As with Huntington Park's contribution to the ...

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  12. Judge Grants Jailed Ohio Lawmaker Early ReleaseRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    ... introduce legislation. Forty-four-year-old W. Carlton Weddington appeared in handcuffs and prison attire in Franklin County Common Pleas Court Thursday. Weddington told Judge Mark Serrott he was sorry for his mistakes and hoped to turn his ...

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  13. Rep. Sandra Williams charged with misusing campaign fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    State Rep. Sandra Williams, a Cleveland Democrat, was charged Thursday with illegally spending $2,255 in campaign funds in 2010 for two Ohio State football season tickets. Williams, an eight-year House veteran who is running for state Senate, is accused of then selling the tickets and pocketing the money, according to charges filed in Franklin County Municipal Court.

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  14. Ohio officials expect many to request heating helpRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... Columbus-area administrator for the Home Energy Assistance Program says shut-offs and termination notices in Franklin County are already higher than normal. The Winter Crisis Program within the Home Energy Assistance Program offers a one-time ...

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  15. 2 plead guilty to trafficking in...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... May 25 of this year Shields, along with Fuller and others, was engaged in bringing heroin and cocaine from Franklin County into Washington County to sell at various locations. Schneider said Shields had sold heroin and cocaine to confidential ...

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  16. Around OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

    ... Columbus-area administrator for the Home Energy Assistance Program says shut-offs and termination notices in Franklin County are already higher than normal. The Winter Crisis Program within the Home Energy Assistance Program offers a one-time ...

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  17. Jailed Ohio Lawmaker Asks For Early ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WBNS

    A former Ohio lawmaker convicted of accepting trips, gifts and campaign cash in exchange for promising to introduce legislation is headed to Columbus to seek early release from prison. Forty-four-year-old W. Carlton Weddington is being transported from Allen Correctional Institution on Thursday to appear before a Franklin County judge.

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  18. Chambersburg man leading team to fight spread of Ebola in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A Chambersburg man is leading a team of public health officials to help fight the spread of Ebola in West Africa, President Obama said on Wednesday. Captain Calvin Edwards of Franklin County, who works for the FDA in Harrisburg, was mentioned by the president in a speech.

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  19. Franklin County churches pack meals to fight hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Volunteers packed about 7,200 meals to fight hunger worldwide last year. Churches plan to double their efforts this year with 14,400 meals.

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  20. Weddington released earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Former Columbus state Rep. W. Carlton Weddington was released from prison today, 10 months before the end of his three-year prison sentence for bribery, election falsification and an ethics violation. Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Serrott granted the release this morning, and Weddington is expected to be freed this afternoon after paperwork is processed.

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