Columbus Public Health Opens Mumps Vaccine Clinic

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Columbus Public Health has opened a weekday clinic to provide the Mumps vaccine.
12:25PM
April
1, 2014

Columbus Public Health now offers special clinics for the mumps vaccine.

City Issues Proposed Capital Improvements Budget

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Mayor Michael Coleman's proposed Capital Improvements Budget calls for unprecedented expenditures for city parks, pools and bike paths.
2:57PM
March 19, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s office calls it an unprecedented investment in parks, bike paths pools and rec centers.

State To Buy New Raffle Machines Despite Vet Objections

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The new machines will be built Intralot, a Greek gaming company.
3:24PM
March
10, 2014

A state legislative panel has authorized the Ohio Lottery to spend $22.5 million to build and operate new electronic raffle machines for veterans’ posts and fraternal organizations. But most organizations say they don’t want the new machines.

Chillicothe City Council Looks To Cleanup Old Meth Labs

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"Meth" is often made from cold medicine combined with a cocktail of household cleaners.
8:59AM
March
10, 2014

The Chillicothe City Council is considering a long-debated measure to set standards on cleaning up old meth labs.

Columbus Health Officials Confirm Outbreak Of Mumps At OSU

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Columbus Public Health confirms seven cases of mumps among students at Ohio State University.
3:19PM
March
6, 2014

Columbus Public Health officials today confirm an outbreak of mumps on Ohio State University’s campus. Spokesman Jose Rodriquez says his department is just learning of a cluster of seven cases of mumps on campus.

Columbus School Leaders Change Closing Recommendations

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Brookhaven High School (pictured) remains on the revised list of schools recommended for closing at the end of the current school year.
3:21PM
March
3, 2014

After two overflow public hearings, Columbus school leaders have changed their list of recommended school closings.

Storm Hits Southern Ohio, Spares Columbus

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7:57AM
March 3, 2014

Columbus was largely spared, but many areas south of the city had snow plows out and students at home after the latest winter storm.

Energy Company Argues State Law Supersedes Local Drilling Rules

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Pro- and anti-drilling forces believe the case could set a national legal precedent on local laws restricting drilling, particularly hydraulic fracturing.
8:46AM
February
26, 2014

Beck Energy Corp. is accused of violating 11 local ordinances when it drilled a well near Akron. But the company says they stayed within state law, which should trump any local ordinances.

Reds, Indians Fans Hopeful For 2014

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The Reds and Indians both reached the postseason in 2013; that's the first time both teams made the playoffs in the same season since 1995.
12:32PM
February 21, 2014

Vendors are hawking beer and peanuts, grounds crews are chalking the baselines, and everyone is a contender. That means spring training is underway.