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  1. OSU settles with injured studentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... and the contractors settled their cases with Hughes and his family in September and October, according to Franklin County Common Pleas documents. The details of those settlements were not released. Hughes was one of three OSU students critically ...

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  2. Flu medicine may be in short supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... protection against the virus and might lessen the severity if you do become ill. Particularly concerning in Franklin County, as it is statewide, is the high number of hospitalizations, with 65 people admitted in the week ending Dec. 13. That brings ...

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  3. Disputed Brookville Nativity scene will stay up until Dec. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Franklin County reached an agreement Friday with a group suing to force the removal of a Nativity scene on the courthouse lawn that will allow the decades-old display to remain in place through Christmas. Attorneys for Franklin County and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana came to the agreement following a Friday hearing before a federal judge on the ACLU's request for a preliminary injunction seeking the display's removal.

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  4. Jobs, Transportation Plan continues to fuel infrastructure investmentRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    ... Advancing the next phase of the Interstate 270/State Route 315/U.S. Route 23 reconstruction project in Franklin County by eight years; Building a new railroad crossing on Grand Avenue and adding half-mile extension with new intersections at U.S. ...

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  5. Marriage licenses issued in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> The following marriage licenses, as of Dec. 15, 2014, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse. They are published by Public Opinion as a service to readers.

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  6. Ohio workers have a slightly fatter walletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... week during the April 1-June 30 quarter. That's an increase of 2.1 percent from the same period in 2013. In Franklin County, wage growth was below the state average with the average worker making 1.3 percent more. The average worker in Franklin ...

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  7. Will the ACLU Steal Christmas in Indiana?Read the original story

    Friday | Christian Newswire

    Thomas More Society to face ACLU and Freedom from Religion Foundation in Emergency Hearing Over Nativity Scene MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 19, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- WHO: Peter Breen, Thomas More Society Vice President and Senior Counsel, available for comment. WHAT: Emergency Injunction Hearing over privately-sponsored nativity scene on lawn in front of Franklin County Courthouse.

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  8. Drivers whiz through Victorian Village streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... that pedestrians have the right of way in marked crosswalks," said resident Maryellen O'S haughnessy, the Franklin County clerk of courts and former city councilwoman. She said the traffic paddle at the crosswalk has been demolished weekly by trucks ...

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  9. 5 illegal aliens found in the midstate, charged with immigration violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | PennLive.com

    ... indictment by a federal grand jury alleging that the man unlawfully reentered the country and was found in Franklin County after he was deported April 14, 2011, according to the release. Vazquez-Munoz, a Mexican citizen, was charged in a one-count ...

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  10. Corrections boss Wetzel 'Happy to have a conversation'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | PennLive.com

    Corrections Secretary John Wetzel taping CBS-21's "Face the State" program on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 There's pretty much universal agreement that the tenure of Correction Secretary John Wetzel was one of the success stories of the troubled Corbett administration. The former prison guard and warden from Franklin County oversaw a reduction of the state's jam-packed prisons and championed programs that would send non-violent offenders into treatment programs.

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  11. SU honors two local leaders with doctoratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    SHIPPENSBURG>> Two local leaders, Charles H. Diller Jr. and G. Warren Elliott, recently were honored for their lifelong commitments to community service. George F. "Jody" Harpster, interim university president, presented the honorary doctor of public service degrees to Diller, a retired JLG Industries executive, and Elliott, an SU alumnus who served as Franklin County commissioner for more than a decade.

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    Thursday Dec 18 | WPMT-TV York

    ... deported from the United States on April 14, 2011, reentered the United States unlawfully and was found in Franklin County. Cresencio Vazquez-Munoz, age 30, was charged in a one-count indictment by a federal grand jury alleging that Vazquez-Munoz, a ...

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  13. Huntington buys Wyandotte buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... streets. The bank paid $3.6 million. The building is appraised for nearly $1.4 million, according to the Franklin County Auditor's office. "Huntington is investing in its downtown areas because we want to help them grow and remain vibrant," ...

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  14. Man killed in head-on collision in OhioRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a Pontiac Firebird lost control, crossed a median and struck a Ford Ranger head-on, killing Joseph H. Mangan of Canal Winchester.

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  15. Central Ohio leaders make pitch for new Browns training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WTVN-AM Columbus

    A delegation of city leaders from Columbus is said to have left a meeting at First Energy Stadium Sunday, talking of a matter of "when", not "if" the Cleveland Browns relocate their training camp to central Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, City Council President Andrew Ginther and Franklin County Commissioner John O'Grady were at the meeting, talking about financial incentives to make the Brown's move worthwhile.

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  16. Flu outbreak forces Central Ohio School to Close for the rest of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... the numbers on exactly how many children were out sick, but they did say that it is a significant number. In Franklin county, there are 79 people hospitalized because of the flu. There are four cases in Delaware and Licking counties and cases being ...

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  17. Milligan case brought attention to multiple-personality disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... services at Netcare Access, a 24-hour mental-health and substance-abuse crisis-intervention service for Franklin County residents. "People started talking about multiple-personality disorder and wondering if they had it, and mental-health ...

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  18. Democrat likes developers and their donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... council members in their political aspirations. I am a committed Democrat who prefers the candidacy of Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott. I don't want to have to vote for a Republican candidate for mayor. My wife, a most practical person, asked why ...

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  19. Patsy's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Marietta Times

    ... believed to be those of Patsy Sparks. Identity was later positively confirmed through a dental match by a Franklin County lab. Dec. 1994-Friends tell investigators that Sparks was with Randy Joe Slider of Marietta at the Wheel Club on the night she ...

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  20. Largest general fund expense is for city's policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | This Week Community News

    ... a 2014 interim budget but did not pass a final budget until early March. The 2015 budget is due at the Franklin County Auditor's office by March 31, 2015, Harris said, so Reynoldsburg is ahead of the game this time. The final budget includes a ...

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