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  1. Plan to close polls would limit voters' accessRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... A plan proposed by the Ohio Association of Election Officials could reduce the number of voting locations in Franklin County by 60 to 75 percent ("Plan closes most polling places," Dispatch article, Sunday). This would impede the ability of the ...

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  2. Hospital aid policies can't rule out medical billsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... She received help from the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, which represented her in court. In November, a Franklin County judge ordered her to pay $650 to Blacklick-based Consultant Anesthesiologists. But many other patients become mired in medical ...

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  3. Affluent districts pay less in school taxes by this countRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    If New Albany-Plain school district residents paid an average amount of their income to fund local education, in relation to all Ohio districts, the district not only could stop worrying about budget cuts, it could more than double spending. The affluent northeastern Franklin County district could bring in an extra $70 million a year - $15,200 per pupil - if its local tax effort matched the average effort in Ohio, according to an analysis by Howard Fleeter of the Ohio Education Policy Institute.

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  4. Flu hospitalizations drop but remain highRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... severity and reach of this season's flu. Columbus Public Health recorded 42 hospitalizations last week in Franklin County. The high this year so far was 153 in a week, a toll not seen since officials began tracking hospitalizations in 2009. ...

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  5. Dublin residents divided on plan to kill coyotes near neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... with the people living in fear of these animals," Peterson said. "I can understand everyone's position." Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said it is legal for a homeowner or someone they hire to kill coyotes on their property any time of the year, ...

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  6. Police arrest Ohio robbery suspect after 2 car crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Record

    The Delaware County Sheriff's Office says the arrest ended an incident that began with the armed robbery at a Home Depot north of Columbus. WCMH-TV reports the suspect drove south into Franklin County afterward where he crashed his car on the ramp from Interstate 270 onto I-71. 3 comments

  7. Ambulance Involved In Serious Crash In Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WBNS

    A crash involving a medic was reported on U.S. 23 in southern Franklin County before 11 a.m. on Friday.

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  8. OH: DATA Bus System Has Lots of Open SeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Mass Transit

    ... that costs money. Unlike the Central Ohio Transit Authority, which receives a majority of its funding from Franklin County sales tax, DATA relies on federal funding. Last year, Delaware County commissioners provided $43,500. More than 90 percent of ...

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  9. New city manager helped Dublin developRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... mowed and that all the basic services are delivered. But development is a big deal in the largest suburb in Franklin County, with 43,600 residents and a $78 million annual operating budget for 2015. City leaders said it was a no-brainer to have ...

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  10. Ginther, Scott already airing ads in mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The first TV ads of the Columbus mayor's race portray two Democrats: One wears a badge and is focused on safety, and the other is a family man who wants everyone to succeed. Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott and City Council President Andrew J. Ginther each kicked off their ad campaigns this week with television spots meant to introduce them to voters. 3 comments

  11. Delaware bus system has lots of open seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... that costs money. Unlike the Central Ohio Transit Authority, which receives a majority of its funding from Franklin County sales tax, DATA relies on federal funding. Last year, Delaware County commissioners provided $43,500. More than 90 percent of ...

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  12. VWHS students head to Columbus for Civics CompetitionRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Times Bulletin

    ... students participating schools include: Archbold High School (Fulton County), Bishop Hartley High School (Franklin County), Findlay High School (Hancock County), Northmont High School (Montgomery County), and West Carrollton High School (Montgomery ...

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  13. Man Arrested After Robbing Lewis Center Home Depot At Gunpoint, Stealing TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WBNS

    The Delaware County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Justin Tucker robbed the Home Depot in Lewis Center at gunpoint around 5:00 Thursday afternoon. After leaving the store, Tucker fled into Franklin County and crashed his SUV on the eastbound ramp of I-270 at I-71.

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  14. Potential sales tax increase to renovate Franklin County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KFVS12

    The Franklin County Courthouse is a building that's been around since 1874, and is having its fair share of wear and tear. "There are mechanical and electrical systems that need work, and also plumbing issues," Franklin County Commissioner, Randall Crocker said.

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  15. Teen arrested in Whitehall billiards-club shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | This Week Community News

    ... police and Columbus SWAT officers arrested Thompson about 10 p.m. Jan. 21 and transported him to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center, said Whitehall detective John Grebb. Jaurice A. Blakely, 18, of Columbus and 37-year-old James R. ...

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  16. Passenger arrested on multiple warrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Peak Of Ohio

    A passenger was arrested on multiple warrants following a traffic stop on the city's west side Wednesday afternoon around 4:50. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Marcus Gant, 25, of Lima, was arrested on Franklin County warrants for carrying concealed weapons, possession of dangerous ordnance, having weapons under disability, and tampering with evidence.

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  17. OSU athlete's death will be ruled a suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... report for 22-year-old wrestler and football scout team member Kosta Karageorge isn't quite finished. The Franklin County coroner said Wednesday that she is awaiting neuropathology reports about Karageorge's brain. Police records of texts from ...

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  18. Strickland, Boyce among Democrats backing Ginther for Columbus mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... International Association of Fire Fighters Local 67. The event underscores Ginther's desire to receive the Franklin County Democratic Party's endorsement for the May primary. With Sheriff Zach Scott, also a Democrat, in the race , party leaders have ...

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  19. Ginther's departure for mayoral run among Columbus City Council changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... be mayor of Columbus," Ragland said. Councilwoman Eileen Y. Paley announced this week that she will run for Franklin County municipal judge and has the backing of Coleman, Ginther and other council members. Ginther will leave the council whether he ...

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  20. Around the Nation (Jan. 21): Browns hire DeFilippo to be new offensive coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Recordpub.com

    ... report for 22-year-old wrestler and football scout team member Kosta Karageorge isn't quite finished. The Franklin County coroner said Wednesday that she is awaiting neuropathology reports about Karageorge's brain. COLUMBUS -- The city of Columbus ...

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