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  1. Clark County sheriff puts auctioneer skills to useRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

    ... really enjoy it and I used to work with local auctioneers in Greene County, Clark County and other counties, Franklin County. Doing household auctions, things like that," said sheriff Kelly. "I've been a licensed auctioneer about 15 years. I do a ...

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  2. House passes charter school reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... le keeping an out-of-state license, because the law doesn't specify a deadline obtaining Ohio documentation. Franklin County Democratic Reps. Kevin Boyce, Mike Curtin and David Leland voted against the bill. jsiegel@dispatch.com @phrontpage

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  3. Lawyer suspended for sexual assault on impaired womanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... 71, received an interim suspension pending potential disciplinary proceedings against his law license. A Franklin County Common Pleas Court jury found Warren guilty of sexual battery and not guilty of rape on Oct. 31. The charge involved a Columbus ...

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  4. Razing Columbus eyesores key to land bank's planRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... East Side to Franklinton, residents are beginning to see the impact of the city's plan, with the help of Franklin County, to erase blight and remake neighborhoods. In the three years since the county launched a land bank, Columbus has taken control ...

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  5. Cuyahoga County 2nd nationally for population loss; region a net gainer for international...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    Greater Cleveland counties are picking up new residents from foreign countries, but the numbers are not enough to offset the loss of people moving from here to other parts of the United States, according to new census estimates released Thursday. In part because of these trends, Franklin County is on pace to overtake Cuyahoga County as the most populated county in Ohio by sometime next year.

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  6. Far East Side woman pleads guilty to child endangeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A woman whose ex-boyfriend is accused of critically injuring her 3-year-old daughter at their Far East Side apartment pleaded guilty today to one count of child endangering. Tiffany Sweitzer, 23, will be placed on probation if Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Stephen L. McIntosh follows a recommendation from prosecuting and defense attorneys when he sentences her on May 29. Leeves C. Bennett, 22, is charged with two counts of felonious assault and four counts of child endangering. 2 comments

  7. Franklinton man pleads guilty to abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... but an assistant prosecutor said that "issues regarding the facts" prompted the plea to a lesser charge. Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Jenifer French imposed the sentence, which was recommended by Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer Rausch and ...

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  8. New report ranks counties on health factors, health outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVN-AM Columbus

    ... and the University of Wisconsin offer a look at what other counties need to do to catch up. For example, Franklin County, at number 52, has more than twice as many residents in poor or fair health than Delaware County. And, while Franklin County ...

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  9. Spotlight: Kaye Dickson, new director for Franklin County's Dog Shelter & Adoption CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... er good of Columbus. Working with like-minded people in an effort to formulate and execute ideas that ensure Franklin County is a safe, pet-friendly community where animals are treated humanely is an exciting adventure.

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  10. I-71 widening set to start in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    ... at nearly $37.3 million. Nancy Burton, public information officer for ODOT District 6, which includes Franklin County, said the widening is being done to ease congestion on 71 and make it safer. In 2014, she said ODOT conducted a traffic survey and ...

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  11. Trustees decide against a donation for training facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    ... did not appear inclined to loan it for use but he would inquire whether the township could use it. The Franklin County Engineer's Office would loan a trailer to Norwich that records speeds, Fisher said, but the trailer is too conspicuous to identify ...

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  12. Help available from city, Red Cross, Columbia GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    ... of Upper Arlington," Norm Hoffman, the American Red Cross of Central Ohio's disaster program manager for Franklin County, said Tuesday, March 24. "We have not had any identified needs of anyone up there. Anyone in need of assistance was advised to ...

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  13. Expo aims to link volunteers, organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    ... expo includes a diverse group of organizations, such as Asian American Community Services, Care Source, Franklin County LOSS, Horn of Africa Voluntary Youth Committee, Hands on Central Ohio, Homeless Families Foundation and the Ohio State University ...

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  14. Charge reduced in teen homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A delinquency charge of murder has been reduced to reckless homicide in the case of a 17-year-old boy who fatally shot a 14-year-old girl four months ago in a South Side house. Franklin County prosecutors want to try Joseph Sesley as an adult in the death of Destinee Booker.

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  15. Groups seek help center funds for mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... and Dignity, or BREAD. NAMI and faith leaders are lobbying the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County to provide some of the funding for a clubhouse program in the Columbus area. Other than Magnolia, there is one other program in ...

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  16. February jobless rate in central Ohio drops to 4.5 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... the counties. In all, the unemployment rate in 83 of the state's 88 counties fell in February. Columbus and Franklin County had an unemployment rate of 4.3 percent in February. Union County's unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in February followed by ...

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  17. Justice Insider: Attorney in drug-trafficking case kills selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A lawyer who represented one of three defendants in a lengthy Franklin County drug-trafficking case killed himself on March 13 after reportedly fleeing from the scene of a shooting in Cleveland. Michael D. Winston, 38, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Cuyahoga County medical examiner's office ruled last week.

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  18. Fire-levy information will be distributed throughout communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    ... would cost $101.50 per year per $100,000 of assessed property valuation, according to David O'Neil of the Franklin County Auditor's Office. Plain Township Administrator Ben Collins said the replacement levy would cost homeowners an additional $68.96 ...

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  19. Panel refuses to support zoning changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    ... cleared. He said at least 65 active nests remain southwest of section E. "It's the last great wetlands in Franklin County and central Ohio and it needs to be taken seriously," Parshall said. John Ludwig, president of the Preston Woods Condominium ...

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  20. Group's gatherings aren't just about plot linesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    ... at Ohio State University. The Friendship Circle partners with the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County and the Columbus Jewish Federation to extend a helping hand to families who have children with special needs and involves them ...

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