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  1. Sex offender moves from home near school, parkRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... to his house on Lyon Drive in an agreement between prosecutors and his lawyer that was approved today by Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard A. Frye. Feldman was convicted on Jan. 30 of pandering sexually oriented material involving a ...

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  2. Delaware County buys special ambulance for obese patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... put an ambulance into service this week that is dedicated to the morbidly obese. Two others are in use in Franklin County. The vehicles have extra-wide cots, loading ramps and winches. Unlike most other ambulances designed for patients up to about ...

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  3. Westerville mural to decorate rec pathRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... concepts of health and well-being," said David Royer, CEO of the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County, which is funding the majority of the project. Last year, ADAMH brought a similar project to the Near East Side of Columbus, ...

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  4. Man charged with dumping body remains in jail5:32 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    ... Hollingsworth's death of an apparent heroin overdose on July 4. According to investigators with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Hollingsworth and the men were using heroin at McCord's apartment, located on Candlestick Court in Galloway. ...

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  5. YMCA bringing Advocacy Days to community leadersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... summer programs, according to Lynch. Guests will include Amy Hicks and Cheri Kearney of United Way of Franklin County, county Commissioners David Keller, Bob Thomas and Robert Ziobrowski, Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor Francis K. Achampong, Nancy ...

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  6. Corbett talks pensions, education in Chambersburg campaign stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... by FactCheck.org found this is only true if you include pension payments. The Republican easily carried Franklin County in 2010. Statewide, he has been trailing York County Democrat Tom Wolf in the polls. Earlier this month, Washington Post named ...

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  7. Judge sends casino cheater into drug programRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... next 12 months. Paul Shapiro of North Star Avenue entered the plea on Monday to the low-level felony after Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty found him eligible for a program known as intervention in lieu of conviction. To become ...

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  8. State of Ohio: Execution Moratorium Soon To Expire, And A Site...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... The panel brought forward 56 recommendations. But four prosecutors presented to the court a minority report. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien talks about their dissenting report. There were opponents of the state's death penalty on the task ...

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  9. Data czar pleads to felony in Columbus schools cheatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... center, pleaded no contest this morning to a felony charge of attempted tampering during a hearing before Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Patrick E. Sheeran (not pictured). The architect of data tampering in Columbus City Schools pleaded no ...

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  10. Former Columbus School Official To Plea To Felony In Data-Rigging ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBNS

    A former official with the Columbus City Schools has made a deal with Franklin County prosecutors and will plead to charges in the data-rigging investigation.

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  11. Challenges remain in Columbus for app-based car services UberX, LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... programs. Columbus sued both companies this spring, seeking a temporary court order to halt operations. Franklin County Environmental Judge Daniel R. Hawkins denied that request, and the city's requests for permanent injunctions are still pending ...

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  12. Cities should be testing mosquitoesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... Department of Health in order to test arthropods, ticks and mosquitoes for pathogens causing human disease. Franklin County Public Health conducts mosquito surveillance and source control throughout the county, but currently about 25 percent of the ...

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  13. Columbus schools' ex-data czar set to accept felony chargeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... with prosecutors, he probably will get probation, not prison time. Tankovich signed a plea agreement with Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien this week that will allow him to plead to attempted tampering with government records, a fourth-degree ...

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  14. Chief deputy: Staffing at county fair cost about $18KRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | This Week Community News

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office spent about 60 percent less on personnel costs in staffing the 2014 Franklin County Fair than it did in 2013, according to Chief Deputy Jim Gilbert.

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  15. Third time's the charm? Fire levy on ballot once againRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | This Week Community News

    ... assessed property value. Fiscal Officer Greg Ruwe said he planned to deliver the resolution July 29 to the Franklin County Board of Elections. The township had until Aug. 6, 90 days prior to the Nov. 4 election, to request placement of the issue on ...

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  16. Jurors couldn't reach verdict in murder trialRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A hung jury caused a Franklin County judge to declare a mistrial this afternoon in the case of Mario M. Harris, accused of aggravated murder and aggravated robbery.

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  17. Judge finds driver guilty in pedestrian death at Nationwide Children'sRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Franklin County judge has ruled that a shuttle-bus driver is guilty of vehicular manslaughter in the death of a pedestrian outside Nationwide Children's Hospital last year. 2 comments

  18. Investigator dated data chiefRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... it was a routine computer backup, Bartunek said. Longerbone, 63, who now works as an investigator for Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, didn't return a message yesterday. O'Brien said Longerbone disclosed the relationship when he was hired, ...

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  19. City's view of pit bulls as 'vicious' standsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | This Week Community News

    ... than any other large dog's bite. "We have given you the science and the experts on this issue and (a) former Franklin County Animal Control officer said it is impossible to properly identify the mixed breeds," she said, addressing council members ...

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  20. 'Community Paint Day' for huge mural SaturdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | This Week Community News

    After two months of planning, painting of a 100-foot-long, 16-foot high mural begins in Westerville this weekend along the sheds of Cellar Lumber, 137 E. College Ave. The mural is a collaborative project between the city, the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County and the art organization ALTernative.

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